Advanced Membranes for Energy Applications

Advanced Separator Membranes for Rechargeable Batteries

  • Superlattice crystals-mimic flexible/functional ceramic separator membranes
  • Precisely ordered/well-reticulated nanoporous inverse opal-nanoscaffold battery separators
  • Block copolymer(BCP)-based porous membranes featuring hierarchical multiscale porous structures
  • Design and tuning of porous structure of separator membranes with optimized attributes
  • On-demand physicochemical/electrochemical functionalization of separator membranes

Proton-Conductive Composite Membranes for PEMFCs

  •  Proton-conductive, reinforced composite membranes for PEMFCs
  • Organic/inorganic hybrid proton exchange membranes for high-temperature/low-humidity PEMFCs
  • Electrospinning/spray-assisted nano-structure controlled proton exchange membranes

Permselective Ion Exchange Membranes for Zn-Air Batteries

  • Permselective ion exchange membranes for rechargeable Zn-Air batteries
  • Membranes with high OH-/zincate ion selectivity and long-term cyclability
  • Nano-structure controlled membranes with high ion selectivity