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Title:
GRAPHENE MEMBRANE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2017/017433
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a method of altering the relative proportions of protons, deuterons and tritons in a sample using a membrane. The membrane comprises a 2D material and an ionomer. The invention also relates to a method of making said membranes.

Inventors:
LOZADA, Marcelo (Oxford Road, Manchester Greater Manchester M13 9PL, M13 9PL, GB)
GEIM, Andre K (Oxford Road, Manchester Greater Manchester M13 9PL, M13 9PL, GB)
Application Number:
GB2016/052279
Publication Date:
February 02, 2017
Filing Date:
July 26, 2016
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Assignee:
THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER (Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, M13 9PL, GB)
International Classes:
B01D67/00; B01D59/10; B01D69/12; B01D71/02; B01D71/36; G21F9/06; H01M8/1018
Domestic Patent References:
WO2016042309A12016-03-24
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Attorney, Agent or Firm:
HGF LIMITED (1 City Walk, Leeds West Yorkshire LS11 9DX, LS11 9DX, GB)
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