Electrically regenerable mesoporous carbon for CO2 capture

Seamus W. Delaney, Gregory P. Knowles, Alan L. Chaffee

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High capacity carbon adsorbents, with high mesoporous volumes, high surface areas and narrow pore size distributions, were prepared in powdered form. These were prepared using a reverse replication method, in which sucrose is carbonized inside a mesoporous silica template. These carbon adsorbents were then functionalized using a multi-step synthesis to form amine functionalized products suitable for CO2 adsorption. The reversible CO2 adsorption capacities significantly improved upon functionalization. Functionalized carbon samples were also prepared in monolithic form, via a binderless pelletization procedure. These amine functionalized carbon monoliths had the potential to be used in an electrical swing adsorption procedure. This is an abstract of a paper presented at the 231st ACS National Meeting (Atlanta, GA 3/26-30/2006).

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
JournalACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jun 2006
EventACS National Meeting 2006 - Atlanta, United States of America
Duration: 26 Mar 200630 Mar 2006
Conference number: 231st

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