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Hamidreza Sanaeepur

Hamidreza Sanaeepur

Academic rank: Associate Professor
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3255-9696
Education: PhD.
ScopusId: 36129742900
Faculty: Engineering
Address: Arak University
Phone: 086-32625410

Research

Title
Preparation and characterization of PVC based heterogeneous ion exchange membrane coated with Ag nanoparticles by (thermal-plasma) treatment assisted surface modification
Type
JournalPaper
Keywords
Thermal/Plasma treatment Surface modification Ag nanoparticles Electrochemical characterization
Year
2012
Journal Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry
DOI
Researchers Seyed mohsen Hosseini ، Alireza Khodabakhshi ، Seyed Siavash Madaeni ، Akbar Zendehnam ، Abdolreza Moghadassi ، Hamidreza Sanaeepur

Abstract

PVC based heterogeneous cation exchange membranes were prepared by solution casting technique. Ag nanoparticles were also utilized as surface modifier by plasma treatment. Thermal treatment was used to improve the Ag nanoparticles stability on membrane surface. The effect of treating temperature on separation characteristics of coated membranes was studied. SEM images showed membrane rugosity increasing by the increase of treating temperature. Transport number, selectivity and permeability were enhanced initially by increase of treating temperature up to 80 8C and then showed decreasing trend. Conversely membrane resistance showed opposite trend. Modified membrane at 80 8C showed better performance compared to others.