Adsorption experiments have been interpreted frequently with simplified model geometries, such as ideally flat surfaces and slit or cylindrical pores. Recent explorations of unusual environments, such as fullerenes and metal-organic-framework materials, have led to a broadened scope of experimental, theoretical and simulation investigations. This paper reviews a number of such studies undertaken by our group. Among the topics receiving emphasis are these: universality of gas uptake in pores, relaxation of a porous absorbent due to gas uptake and the novel phases of gases on a single nanotube, all of which studies have been motivated by recent experiments.
W. M. Cole et al., "Gas Adsorption in Novel Environments, Including Effects of Pore Relaxation," Journal of Physics: Conference Series, vol. 400, no. PART 1, Institute of Physics - IOP Publishing, Dec 2012.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/400/1/012005
26th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics (2011, Aug. 10-17, Beijing, China)
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
United States. Department of Energy. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Petroleum Research Fund
Keywords and Phrases
Crystalline materials; Gas adsorption; Low temperature effects; Organometallics; Temperature; Yarn; Adsorption experiment; Cylindrical Pores; Flat surfaces; Gas uptake; Metal organic framework materials; Model geometry; Single nanotubes; Gases
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01 Dec 2012