Research a procedure of charging membrane surfaces with copper (Cu?²) to control biofouling. Characterize the the copper-charged membranes chemically, structerly and morphologically. Investigating copper leaching and biofilm formation. Experiments illustrated successful chelation of copper to cellulose acetate sheet membrane and a significant reduction in flux decline due to bio-fouling using copper-charged membranes.
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- Sunitha Asapu / Peyman Majidi / Cyndee Gruden / Isabel C. Escobar, Ph.D.
- The University of Toledo
- AMTA/AWWA Membrane Technology Conference, Orlando, FL
- AMTA/AWWA Membrane Technology Conference
- Copper-charged Membranes, Controlling Biofouling of Membranes, University of Toledo Ohio