Ito, Eiki and Kouchi, Ikuyoshi and Mozia, Sylwia and Okuda, Masaharu and Nakano, Takashi and Toyoda, Masahiro and Inagaki, Michio (2007) Nanoporous carbons from cypress I. Preparation and pore structure. New Carbon Materials, 22 (3). 199 - 205.
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Nanoporous carbons were prepared from cypress chips under a flow of super-heated steam, and their surface area reached more than 1000 m2/g without an additional activation process. Cypress charcoals prepared at a temperature of 800–870°C had a large external surface area of more than 400 m2/g, comparable to the microporous surface area, even though only 30–40 m2/g was obtained by carbonization in a flow of Ar gas. Cypress charcoals prepared above 900°C were microporous with a microporous surface area more than 800 m2/g and an external surface area of about 150 m2/g. The pore structure in cypress charcoals could be controlled by selecting the temperature of the steam.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Cypress charcoal; Microporous; Mesoporous; Carbonization; Super-heated steam|
|Subjects:||Material Science > Nanofabrication processes and tools|
Material Science > Nanostructured materials
|Deposited On:||22 Apr 2010 11:17|
|Last Modified:||22 Apr 2010 11:17|
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