Department of Chemistry

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Under the lab supervision of Ph.D. student Yu Wang, Zijie has functionalized cotton fabrics so that they can separate oil from oil-in-water emulsion rapidly and cleanly.  This task was achieved at the fabric pore sizes of 200 µm despite the emulsion droplet sizes of 4 µm.  His results have been just published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. and a patent has also been filed on this technology.

Dr. Guojun Liu, Zijjie Wang and Yu Wang

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