Application of Ionic Liquids in Gas Separation Membranes


Application of Ionic Liquids in Gas Separation Membranes

M. Zia-ul-Mustafa, Hafiz Abdul Mannan, Hilmi Mukhtar, Rizwan Nasir, Dzeti Farhah Mohshim, NAHM Nordin

Gas emission is a direct result of huge industrial progresses since the last century. To overcome the hazardous effects of these acid gases, it is crucial to separate and capture these unwanted gases. Ionic liquids owing to negligible vapor pressure, high thermal resistance and widespread electrochemical stability have found their application in gas separation membranes. In this chapter, a comprehensive summary of the applications of ionic liquids in gas separation membranes is described. The main classifications of ionic liquid membranes (ILMs) such as supported ionic liquid membranes (SILMs), ionic liquid polymeric membranes (ILPMs) and ionic liquid mixed matrix membranes (ILMMMs) and their applications for the separation of various mixed gases systems have been discussed in detail.

Ionic Liquids, Acid Gas Separation Membranes, Membrane Types, Rubbery ILPMs, ILMs

Published online 5/25/2019, 25 pages

Citation: M. Zia-ul-Mustafa, Hafiz Abdul Mannan, Hilmi Mukhtar, Rizwan Nasir, Dzeti Farhah Mohshim, NAHM Nordin, Application of Ionic Liquids in Gas Separation Membranes, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 50, pp 320-344, 2019


Part of the book on Industrial Applications of Green Solvents

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