Advanced SearchSearch Tips
Nanoporous graphene oxide membrane and its application in molecular sieving
facebook(new window)  Pirnt(new window) E-mail(new window) Excel Download
  • Journal title : Carbon letters
  • Volume 16, Issue 3,  2015, pp.183-191
  • Publisher : Korean Carbon Society
  • DOI : 10.5714/CL.2015.16.3.183
 Title & Authors
Nanoporous graphene oxide membrane and its application in molecular sieving
Fatemi, S. Mahmood; Arabieh, Masoud; Sepehrian, Hamid;
  PDF(new window)
Gas transport through graphene-derived membranes has gained much interest recently due to its promising potential in filtration and separation applications. In this work, we explore Kr-85 gas radionuclide sequestration from natural air in nanoporous graphene oxide membranes in which different sizes and geometries of pores were modeled on the graphene oxide sheet. This was done using atomistic simulations considering mean-squared displacement, diffusion coefficient, number of crossed species of gases through nanoporous graphene oxide, and flow through interlayer galleries. The results showed that the gas features have the densest adsorbed zone in nanoporous graphene oxide, compared with a graphene membrane, and that graphene oxide was more favorable than graphene for Kr separation. The aim of this paper is to show that for the well-defined pore size called P-7, it is possible to separate Kr-85 from a gas mixture containing Kr-85, O2 and N2. The results would benefit the oil industry among others.
molecular dynamic simulation;nanoporous graphene oxide membrane;separation;diffusion coefficient;
 Cited by
Synthesis of highly stable graphene oxide membranes on polydopamine functionalized supports for seawater desalination, Chemical Engineering Science, 2016, 146, 159  crossref(new windwow)
Review on carbon nanotubes and carbon nanotube bundles for gas/ion separation and water purification studied by molecular dynamics simulation, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2016, 13, 2, 457  crossref(new windwow)
Functionalization of graphene oxide by fluorination and its characteristics, Journal of Fluorine Chemistry, 2016, 182, 91  crossref(new windwow)
Simulation studies of the separation of Kr-85 radionuclide gas from nitrogen and oxygen across nanoporous graphene membranes in different pore configurations, The European Physical Journal Plus, 2016, 131, 5  crossref(new windwow)
Cimbák Š, Povinec P. 85Kr atmospheric concentration in Bratislava from 1980 to 1983. Environ Int, 11, 65 (1985). crossref(new window)

Yu M, Noble RD, Falconer JL. Zeolite membranes: microstructure characterization and permeation mechanisms. Acc Chem Res, 44, 1196 (2011). crossref(new window)

De Vos RM, Verweij H. High-Selectivity, High-flux silica membranes for gas separation. Science, 279, 1710 (1998). crossref(new window)

Shiflett MB, Foley HC. Ultrasonic deposition of high-selectivity nanoporous carbon membranes. Science, 285, 1902 (1999). crossref(new window)

Park HB, Jung CH, Lee YM, Hill AJ, Pas SJ, Mudie ST, Van Wagner E, Freeman BD, Cookson DJ. Polymers with cavities tuned for fast selective transport of small molecules and ions. Science, 318, 254 (2007). crossref(new window)

Novoselov KS, Geim AK, Morozov SV, Jiang D, Zhang Y, Dubonos SV, Grigorieva IV, Firsov AA. Electric field effect in atomically thin carbon films. Science, 306, 666 (2004). crossref(new window)

Bunch JS, Verbridge SS, Alden JS, van der Zande AM, Parpia JM, Craighead HG, McEuen PL. Impermeable atomic membranes from graphene sheets. Nano Lett, 8, 2458 (2008). crossref(new window)

Schrier J. Helium separation using porous graphene membranes. J Phys Chem Lett, 1, 2284 (2010). crossref(new window)

Du H, Li J, Zhang J, Su G, Li X, Zhao Y. Separation of hydrogen and nitrogen gases with porous graphene membrane. J Phys Chem C, 115, 23261 (2011). crossref(new window)

Jiang D, Cooper VR, Dai S. Porous graphene as the ultimate membrane for gas separation. Nano Lett, 9, 4019 (2009). crossref(new window)

Tao Y, Xue Q, Liu Z, Shan M, Ling C, Wu T, Li X. Tunable hydrogen separation in porous graphene membrane: first-principle and molecular dynamic simulation. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 6, 8048 (2014). crossref(new window)

Lei G, Liu C, Xie H, Song F. Separation of the hydrogen sulfide and methane mixture by the porous graphene membrane: effect of the charges. Chem Phys Lett, 599, 127 (2014). crossref(new window)

Blankenburg S, Bieri M, Fasel R, Müllen K, Pignedoli CA, Passerone D. Porous graphene as an atmospheric nanofilter. Small, 6, 2266 (2010). crossref(new window)

Sun C, Boutilier MSH, Au H, Poesio P, Bai B, Karnik R, Hadjiconstantinou NG. Mechanisms of molecular permeation through nanoporous graphene membranes. Langmuir, 30, 675 (2014). crossref(new window)

Freedman KJ, Ahn CW, Kim MJ. Detection of long and short DNA using nanopores with graphitic polyhedral edges. ACS Nano, 7, 5008 (2013). crossref(new window)

Huh S, Park J, Kim YS, Kim KS, Hong BH, Nam JM. UV/ozoneoxidized large-scale graphene platform with large chemical enhancement in surface-enhanced Raman scattering. ACS Nano, 5, 9799 (2011). crossref(new window)

Koenig SP, Wang L, Pellegrino J, Bunch JS. Selective molecular sieving through porous graphene. Nat Nanotechnol, 7, 728 (2012). crossref(new window)

Bagri A, Mattevi C, Acik M, Chabal YJ, Chhowalla M, Shenoy VB. Structural evolution during the reduction of chemically derived graphene oxide. Nat Chem, 2, 581 (2010). crossref(new window)

Dreyer DR, Park S, Bielawski CW, Ruoff RS. The chemistry of graphene oxide. Chem Soc Rev, 39, 228 (2010). crossref(new window)

Kim JE, Han TH, Lee SH, Kim JY, Ahn CW, Yun JM, Kim SO. Graphene oxide liquid crystals. Angew Chem Int Ed, 50, 3043 (2011). crossref(new window)

Chen D, Feng H, Li J. Graphene oxide: preparation, functionalization, and electrochemical applications. Chem Rev, 112, 6027 (2012). crossref(new window)

Zhu Y, James DK, Tour JM. New routes to graphene, graphene oxide and their related applications. Adv Mater, 24, 4924 (2012). crossref(new window)

Kuila T, Mishra AK, Khanra P, Kim NH, Lee JH. Recent advances in the efficient reduction of graphene oxide and its application as energy storage electrode materials. Nanoscale, 5, 52 (2013). crossref(new window)

Smith SC, Ahmed F, Gutierrez KM, Frigi Rodrigues D. A comparative study of lysozyme adsorption with graphene, graphene oxide, and single-walled carbon nanotubes: potential environmental applications. Chem Eng J, 240, 147 (2014). crossref(new window)

Dreyer DR, Jia HP, Bielawski CW. Graphene oxide: a convenient carbocatalyst for facilitating oxidation and hydration reactions. Angew Chem Int Ed, 49, 6813 (2010). crossref(new window)

Burress JW, Gadipelli S, Ford J, Simmons JM, Zhou W, Yildirim T. Graphene oxide framework materials: theoretical predictions and experimental results. Angew Chem Int Ed, 49, 8902 (2010). crossref(new window)

Chung C, Kim YK, Shin D, Ryoo SR, Hong BH, Min DH. Biomedical applications of graphene and graphene oxide. Acc Chem Res, 46, 2211 (2013). crossref(new window)

Diggikar RS, Late DJ, Kale BB. Unusual morphologies of reduced graphene oxide and polyaniline nanofibers-reduced graphene oxide composites for high performance supercapacitor applications. RSC Adv, 4, 22551 (2014). crossref(new window)

Mi B. Graphene oxide membranes for ionic and molecular sieving. Science, 343, 740 (2014). crossref(new window)

Joshi RK, Carbone P, Wang FC, Kravets VG, Su Y, Grigorieva IV, Wu HA, Geim AK, Nair RR. Precise and ultrafast molecular sieving through graphene oxide membranes. Science, 343, 752 (2014). crossref(new window)

Kim HW, Yoon HW, Yoon SM, Yoo BM, Ahn BK, Cho YH, Shin HJ, Yang H, Paik U, Kwon S, Choi JY, Park HB. Selective gas transport through few-layered graphene and graphene oxide membranes. Science, 342, 91 (2013). crossref(new window)

Li H, Song Z, Zhang X, Huang Y, Li S, Mao Y, Ploehn HJ, Bao Y, Yu M. Ultrathin, molecular-sieving graphene oxide membranes for selective hydrogen separation. Science, 342, 95 (2013). crossref(new window)

Nair RR, Wu HA, Jayaram PN, Grigorieva IV, Geim AK. Unimpeded permeation of water through helium-leak–tight graphene-based membranes. Science, 335, 442 (2012). crossref(new window)

Peigney A, Laurent C, Flahaut E, Bacsa RR, Rousset A. Specific surface area of carbon nanotubes and bundles of carbon nano-tubes. Carbon, 39, 507 (2001). crossref(new window)

Guo YN, Lu X, Weng J, Leng Y. Density functional theory study of the interaction of arginine-glycine-aspartic acid with graphene, defective graphene, and graphene oxide. J Phys Chem C, 117, 5708 (2013). crossref(new window)

Plimpton S. Fast parallel algorithms for short-range molecular dynamics. J Comput Phys, 117, 1 (1995). jcph.1995.1039. crossref(new window)

Humphrey W, Dalke A, Schulten K. VMD: Visual molecular dynamics. J Mol Graphics, 14, 33 (1996). crossref(new window)

Shih CJ, Lin S, Sharma R, Strano MS, Blankschtein D. Understanding the pH-dependent behavior of graphene oxide aqueous solutions: a comparative experimental and molecular dynamics simulation study. Langmuir, 28, 235 (2012). crossref(new window)

Hoover WG. Canonical dynamics: equilibrium phase-space distributions. Phys Rev A, 31, 1695 (1985). crossref(new window)

Lennard-Jones JE. Cohesion. Proc Phys Soc, 43, 461 (1931). crossref(new window)

Cervellera VR, Albertí M, Huarte-larrañaga F. A molecular dynamics simulation of air adsorption in single-walled carbon nanotube bundles. Int J Quantum Chem, 108, 1714 (2008). crossref(new window)

Foroutan M, Taghavi Nasrabadi A. Adsorption and separation of binary mixtures of noble gases on single-walled carbon nanotube bundles. Physica E, 43, 851 (2011). crossref(new window)

Forester TR, Smith W. SHAKE, rattle, and roll: efficient constraint algorithms for linked rigid bodies. J Comput Chem, 19, 102 (1998).<102::AID-JCC9>3.0.CO;2-T. crossref(new window)

Darden T, York D, Pedersen L. Particle mesh Ewald: An N⋅log(N) method for Ewald sums in large systems. J Chem Phys, 98, 10089 (1993). crossref(new window)

Wang JC, Fichthorn KA. A method for molecular dynamics simulation of confined fluids. J Chem Phys, 112, 8252 (2000). crossref(new window)

Arora G, Wagner NJ, Sandler SI. Adsorption and diffusion of molecular nitrogen in single wall carbon nanotubes. Langmuir, 20, 6268 (2004). crossref(new window)

Suk ME, Aluru NR. Water transport through ultrathin graphene. J Phys Chem Lett, 1, 1590 (2010). crossref(new window)

Schrier J, McClain J. Thermally-driven isotope separation across nanoporous graphene. Chem Phys Lett, 521, 118 (2012). crossref(new window)

Li Y, Zhou Z, Shen P, Chen Z. Two-dimensional polyphenylene: experimentally available porous graphene as a hydrogen purification membrane. Chem Commun, 46, 3672 (2010). crossref(new window)