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Table 3 Salt rejection performance achieved by key reported CNT membrane types

From: Effect of vertically aligned carbon nanotube density on the water flux and salt rejection in desalination membranes

CNT density CNT inner diameter (nm) Membrane type Salt rejection (%)
2.5 × 1011 (Corry 2008) 0.8 Vertically aligned (VA) 100
2.5 × 1011 (Corry 2008) 1.5 Vertically aligned (VA) 95
5 × 109 (this paper)    96.92
1 × 1010 (this paper) 5 Vertically aligned 96.99
5 × 1010 (this paper)   (VA) 97.10
1 × 1011 (this paper)    97.26
20 wt% CNT (Thomas and Corry 2015) 1.5 Mixed matrix (MM) 93
0.05 wt% CNT (Ocvirk et al. 2000) 5 Mixed matrix (MM) 87