e-SPRESSO WEBINAR: Black to the Future- Carbon Capture and Storage
Coal and oil are nature’s carbon reservoirs – tapped for centuries and burned for energy; from 'black to gas' … carbon dioxide that is. Now there’s keen interest in capturing and storing that carbon dioxide gas, firstly to prevent more of it entering the atmosphere, and secondly to keep it on tap as raw feedstock for various industrial processes. This webinar will look at characterization of functionally useful solids for capture and storage processes based on sorption.
- Surface area, pore size and pore volume measurements by low pressure gas sorption
- Different adsorbents and calculations for determining micropore size
- High pressure CO2 sorption capacity measurements
- Surface excess versus adsorbed amount
In this webinar, you will learn how gas adsorption is used to determine the geometrical properties of microporous adsorbents currently used for, or with the potential for, carbon capture and storage, and how to accurately determine CO2 storage capacity as a function of elevated pressure under various temperature conditions.
Suitable for scientists and engineers working in research, development and quality assurance.
Instructor: Dr. Martin Thomas
Dr. Martin Thomas, Anton Paar QuantaTec’s lead scientist, has more than 37 years of experience in powder and porous materials characterization, 27 of those with Quantachrome Instruments before Anton Paar’s acquisition in 2018. Dr. Thomas graduated from the University of Birmingham (UK) with a master’s degree in analytical chemistry followed by a Ph.D. in physical-inorganic chemistry. He is named co-inventor on 10 patents relating to porous solids and their characterization, and is co-author of the book “Characterization of Porous Solids and Powders: Surface Area, Pore Size and Density” (published by Springer).
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