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Biomimetic membranes and methods of making biomimetic membranes

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November 20, 2018
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The present disclosure is directed to biomimetic membranes and methods of manufacturing such membranes that include structural features that mimic the structures of cellular membrane channels and produce membrane designs capable of high selectivity and high permeability or absorptivity. The membrane structure, material and chemistry can be selected to perform liquid separations, gas separation and capture, ion transport and adsorption for a variety of applications.
September 22, 2016
B01D 69/04 (20060101); B01D 69/10 (20060101); C23C 16/02 (20060101); C23C 16/04 (20060101); C23C 16/455 (20060101); B01D 67/00 (20060101); B01D 71/02 (20060101); B01D 63/06 (20060101);
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 between the United States Department of Energy and Sandia Corporation, for the operation of the Sandia National Laboratories.