Functional membranes and porous polymer materials

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Electron beam modification for fast and clean modification of polymer membranes

  • Functionalization, Biocompatibility, Hydrophilization

  • Polymers: PES, PSf, PVDF, PAN, PA, PDMS, …

  • Flat filters and hollow fibers (adjustable penetration depth from µm to cm)

  • Various applications (haemodialysis, water treatment, gas separation)
Tailored surface design by electron beam engineering

Selected publications

  • A. Schulze, M. Went, A. Prager,
    Membrane Functionalization with Hyperbranched Polymers,
    Materials (2016) 9
    doi: 10.3390/ma9080706

  • Schulze, M. F. Maitz, R. Zimmermann, B. Marquardt, M. Fischer, C. Werner, M. Went, I. Thomas,
    Permanent Surface Modification by Electron-Beam-Induced Grafting of Hydrophilic Polymers to PVDF Membranes,
    RSC Adv. (2013) 3, 22518-22526
    doi: 10.1039/C3RA43659DA

  • Boulares-Pender, I. Thomas, A. Prager, A. Schulze,
    Surface Modification of Polyamide and Polyvinylidene Fluoride Membranes,
    J. Appl. Polym. Sci. (2013) 128, 322-331A
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/app.38145

  • Schulze, B. Marquardt, M. Went, A. Prager, M.R. Buchmeiser,
    Electron Beam-Based Functionalization of Polymer Membranes,
    Water Sci. Technol. (2012) 65, 574-580A
    doi: 10.2166/wst.2012.890

  • Schulze, B. Marquardt, S. Kaczmarek, R. Schubert, A. Prager, M. R. Buchmeiser,
    Electron Beam-Based Functionalization of Poly(ethersulfone) Membranes,
    Macromol. Rapid Comm. (2010) 31, 467-47
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/marc.200900666