Role of thermodynamic and kinetic interaction of poly(vinylidene fluoride) with various solvents for tuning phase inversion membranes

Krishnasri V. Kurada, Sirshendu De
  • Polymer Engineering and Science, July 2017, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1002/pen.24666

Thermodynamic interaction of PVDF with various organic solvents and effect on membrane preparation

What is it about?

Study of interaction of PVDF with various organic solvents and predicting the phase equilibrium using Flory Huggins Theory. The effect of relative location of binodal curves on membrane properties is investigated thoroughly.

Perspectives

Krishnasri Kurada
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Helps in predicting membrane properties and fine tuning performance characteristics

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pen.24666

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