Nanopore Membranes for Separation and Sensing

A “Prosporous” Future
  • Gustav Emilsson
  • Andreas B. DahlinEmail author
Part of the Integrated Analytical Systems book series (ANASYS)


During the last 20 years, the use of nanopore membranes to separate molecules depending on their size, charge or other characteristics, have increased in interest. These more ordered and defined nanopores have several advantages compared to traditional ultrafiltration membranes and provide possibilities to combine with, e.g., both electrical and optical sensing schemes. In this chapter, we discuss some of the more common nanopore membranes and how they can be used both for separation and sensing of analytes.


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  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringChalmers University of TechnologyGöteborgSweden

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