FINANCIAL TIMES: Graphene filters change the economics of clean water

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 8/1/2018

Description

New approaches to filtration and extracting moisture from air promise to alleviate the world’s looming water scarcity crisis.

Filtration is being transformed by thin sheets of graphene, a carbon-based material invented in 2004 at Manchester University. Rahul Raveendran Nair, the university’s professor of materials physics, says graphene has the potential to deliver large quantities of clean water via desalination and the removal of pollutants.

Media coverage

TitleGraphene filters change the economics of clean water
Media name/outletThe Financial Times
Media typeWeb
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Date8/01/18
DescriptionNew approaches to filtration and extracting moisture from air promise to alleviate the world’s looming water scarcity crisis.

Filtration is being transformed by thin sheets of graphene, a carbon-based material invented in 2004 at Manchester University. Rahul Raveendran Nair, the university’s professor of materials physics, says graphene has the potential to deliver large quantities of clean water via desalination and the removal of pollutants.
URLhttps://www.ft.com/content/d768030e-d8ec-11e7-9504-59efdb70e12f?FTCamp=engage/CAPI/webapp/Channel_Moreover//B2B
PersonsRahul Raveendran Nair