Experts in the fields of nanoporous material synthesis, molecule separation, transport in nanopores, catalysts, and molecular simulation share their research findings and perspectives on the latest developments in nanoporous materials research.
Nanoporous Materials for Molecule Separation and Conversion comprises three main sections: nanoporous material synthesis and characterization; nanoporous materials for molecule separation; and nanoporous materials for energy storage and renewable energy. Typical nanoporous materials including carbon, zeolite, silica and metal-organic frameworks and their applications in molecule separation and energy related applications are covered. In addition, the fundamentals of molecule adsorption and molecule transport in nanoporous materials are also included, giving a stronger understanding of the principles and topics covered.
This is an important reference for those exploring nanoporous materials, including researchers and postgraduate students of materials science andchemical engineering, and industry professionals working on a wide range of applications of nanoporous materials.
- Outlines the fundamental principles of nanoporous materials design
- Explores the application of nanoporous materials in important areas such as molecule separation and energy storage
- Gives real-life examples of how nanoporous materials are used in a variety of industry sectors
I. Nanoporous Material Development 1. Metal-Organic Framework Synthesis and Development 2. Nanoporous Carbon Materials: From Char to Sophisticated 3-D graphene-like structures 3. Synthetic Zeolites and Their Characterization 4. Nanoporous Silica and Their Composites
II. Nanoporous Materials for Molecule Separation 5. Fundamental of Gas Separation in Nanoporous Materials 6. Molecule Transport in Nanoporous Materials 7. Hydrocarbon Molecules Separation Using Nanoporous Materials 8. Carbon Capture Using Nanoporous Materials 9. Contamination Removal Using Nanoporous Carbon
Modeling and Simulation
III. Nanoporous Materials for Energy Storage and Renewable Energy 10. Hydrogen and Methane Storage in Nanoporous Materials 11. Nanostructured Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage 12. Nanoporous Catalysts for Biomass Conversion 13. Nanoporous Materials for Fuel Cell Applications
Jian Liu is Senior Chemical Engineer at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA. His research focuses on magnesium extraction from seawater, metal extraction from geothermal brine processes, and metal-organic framework (MOF) membranes for fluid separation and sensing.
Frank Ding is a Research Specialist at 3M Company, USA. His research focuses on adsorption equilibrium, adsorptive air purifying technologies, simulation and modeling of fixed bed adsorption systems, cyclic regenerable gas separation, and air purifier service life calculation.