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August 8th, 2007

Nanotube membranes for energy efficient desalination

Abstract:
New membrane technology that would halve the amount of energy required to desalinate seawater is the goal of the latest Water for a Healthy Country Flagship initiative involving CSIRO and nine Australian universities.

The Advanced Membrane Technologies for Water Treatment Research Cluster, led by Professor Stephen Gray of Victoria University, will investigate carbon nanotube technologies in developing the new energy efficient membranes.

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