TCAQ-based polymer for electrochemically mediated separations
Author(s)Thai, Emily (Emily Sue)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
T. Alan Hatton and Elsa Olivetti.
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Redox-mediated separation systems offer the potential to efficiently desalinate water and to purify contaminated waste streams, among other health and environmental applications. A TCAQ-based polymer, unique for its two-electron redox reaction, was synthesized for use in redox-mediated separation systems, and its performance was quantified in low-concentration aqueous salt solutions. The polyvinyl ferrocene (PVF)//PTCAQ system displayed an ion adsorption capacity much higher than previously reported literature values for capacitive or redox deionization systems.
Thesis: S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 2017.Cataloged from PDF version of thesis.Includes bibliographical references (pages 35-36).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Materials Science and Engineering.