Engineers in the USA at the University of Illinois are developing an energy-efficient material that is capable of removing salt from sea water. By performing molecular dynamics simulations they have shown that nanopores in single-layer molybdenum disulfide can effectively reject ions and allow transport of water at a high rate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalMembrane Technology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Food Science
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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