Grafted membranes and substrates having surfaces with switchable superoleophilicity and superoleophobicity and applications thereof

Lianbin Zhang (Inventor), Peng Wang (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

Disclosed herein are surface-modified membranes and other surface-modified substrates exhibiting switchable oleophobicity and oleophilicity in aqueous media. These membranes and substrates may be used for variety of applications, including controllable oil/water separation processes, oil spill cleanup, and oil/water purification. Also provided are the making and processing of such surface-modified membranes and other surface-modified substrates.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Patent numberUS9708199B2
StatePublished - Oct 10 2013

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