2-7 June 2019
Simon Fraser University
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Investigating Novel Anion-Exchange Membranes via Scattering and Simulation

4 Jun 2019, 14:00
ASB 10900 (Simon Fraser University)

ASB 10900

Simon Fraser University

Oral Competition (Graduate Student) / Compétition orale (Étudiant(e) du 2e ou 3e cycle) Symposia Day - Soft Matter Canada 2019 T3-1 Soft Matter PM-1 (DCMMP) | Matière molle PM-1 (DPMCM)


Eric Matthew Schibli (Simon Fraser University)


While perfluorinated polymers dominate the commercial fuel cell industry, hostility to catalysts, difficult and expensive synthetic routes, and challenging disposal hamper wide adoption of fuel cell technology and impede further development. Hydrocarbon-based membranes utilize simple, well-developed synthetic routes that allow for rapid material development. We have investigated a promising series of sterically hindered methylated imidazole-based ionenes utilizing a combination of lab-scale X-ray scattering and OPLS-AA-based molecular dynamics simulations to elucidate the morphology of these materials

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Eric Matthew Schibli (Simon Fraser University)


Prof. Steven Holdcroft (Simon Fraser University) Barbara Frisken (Simon Fraser University)

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