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Seyed mohsen Hosseini

Seyed mohsen Hosseini

Academic rank: Professor
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3974-5312
Education: PhD.
ScopusId: 55897505600
Faculty: Engineering
Address: Arak University
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Research

Title
Developing thin film heterogeneous ion exchange membrane modified by 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid hydrogel-co-super activated carbon nanoparticles coating layer
Type
JournalPaper
Keywords
Cation Exchange; Thin Film; Coating Layer; Hydrogel; Super Activated Carbon Nanoparticles
Year
2017
Journal Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering
DOI
Researchers Mahsa Nemati ، Seyed mohsen Hosseini ، Meisam Shabanian

Abstract

Highly selective cation exchange membranes were prepared by coating a thin 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid based hydrogel layer and super activated carbon nanoparticles-co-hydrogel layer on polyvinyl chloride based cation exchange membranes. FTIR analysis proved hydrogel formation on membrane surface successfully. Scanning electron microscopy images and swelling ratio measurement were used to study the effect of super activated carbon nanoparticles on properties of formed hydrogel. The surface morphology, surface hydrophilicity and roughness analysis were also used in membrane characterization. Membrane water content was increased by formation of modified layer on the membranes surface. Modified membranes showed a remarkable improvement in potential, permselectivity and transport number compared to pristine type. Membrane ionic flux and permeability were improved initially by using modifier layer on membrane surface, and then showed decreasing trend at high nanoparticles loading ratios in hydrogel layer. Modified membranes showed lower electrical resistance compared to unmodified membrane.