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Fabrication of PES/PVP water filtration membranes using cyrene®, a safer bio-based polar aprotic solvent. / Milescu, Roxana A.; McElroy, C. Robert; Farmer, Thomas J.; Williams, Paul M.; Walters, Matthew J.; Clark, James H.

In: Advances in Polymer Technology, Vol. 2019, 9692859, 07.07.2019.

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Milescu, RA, McElroy, CR, Farmer, TJ, Williams, PM, Walters, MJ & Clark, JH 2019, 'Fabrication of PES/PVP water filtration membranes using cyrene®, a safer bio-based polar aprotic solvent', Advances in Polymer Technology, vol. 2019, 9692859. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/9692859, https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/9692859

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Milescu, R. A., McElroy, C. R., Farmer, T. J., Williams, P. M., Walters, M. J., & Clark, J. H. (2019). Fabrication of PES/PVP water filtration membranes using cyrene®, a safer bio-based polar aprotic solvent. Advances in Polymer Technology, 2019, [9692859]. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/9692859, https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/9692859

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Milescu RA, McElroy CR, Farmer TJ, Williams PM, Walters MJ, Clark JH. Fabrication of PES/PVP water filtration membranes using cyrene®, a safer bio-based polar aprotic solvent. Advances in Polymer Technology. 2019 Jul 7;2019. 9692859. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/9692859, https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/9692859

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Milescu, Roxana A. ; McElroy, C. Robert ; Farmer, Thomas J. ; Williams, Paul M. ; Walters, Matthew J. ; Clark, James H. / Fabrication of PES/PVP water filtration membranes using cyrene®, a safer bio-based polar aprotic solvent. In: Advances in Polymer Technology. 2019 ; Vol. 2019.

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