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Study on the fouling phenomena of poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) membrane by protein and sodium alginate

Deakin University
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Restricted to the research group in the Center for Material and Fibre Innovation at Deakin University until research papers based on the data are published. Enquiries should be addressed via email to Professor Lingxue Kong.

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lingxue.kong@deakin.edu.au

Kong, Lingxue

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This sub-collection is the result of an investigation into the mechanism of organic fouling in membrane filtration processes. In this experiment, poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) membranes were used to filter two types of organic foulants, protein and sodium alginate with a concentration of 50mg/l and 40 mg/l, respectively, from suspension in a dead-end filtration cell. These model foulants were stained with fluorescent dyes before filtration. This dataset contains a stack of images of the fouling layer on the PVDF membrane surface captured by a confocal laser scanning microscope (CLSM) and its associated acquisition software. This dataset would be useful to researchers who are investigating the membrane organic fouling mechanism so that new membrane materials and new anti-fouling surface treatment technologies can be developed for water and wastewater industry in the future.

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