Nanoporous Materials for Molecule Separation and Conversion

Nanoporous Materials for Molecule Separation and Conversion

1st Edition - July 4, 2020

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  • Editors: Jian Liu, Frank Ding
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128184875
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128184882

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Nanoporous Materials for Molecule Separation and Conversion cover the topic with sections on 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, providing readers with a stronger understanding of the principles and topics covered. This is an important reference for anyone exploring nanoporous materials, including researchers and postgraduate students in materials science and chemical engineering. In addition, it is ideal for industry professionals working on a wide range of applications for nanoporous materials.

Key Features

  • 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 sector


Researchers and postgraduate students of materials science, environmental chemistry, and chemical engineering; industry professionals working on applications of nanoporous materials

Table of Contents

  • 1 Synthesis and development of metal

    Shing Bo Peh and Dan Zhao

    2 Nanoporous carbon materials: from char to sophisticated 3-D graphene-like structures

    Teresa J. Bandosz

    3 Synthetic zeolites and their characterization

    Sebastian Prodinger and Miroslaw A. Derewinski

    4 Nanoporous Silicas and their Composites

    T. Grant Glover, Brian J. Melde and Brandy J. Johnson

    5 Fundamentals of gas separation in nanoporous materials

    Luisa Prasetyo, Shiliang (Johnathan) Tan, Hui Xu, Quang K. Loi, D.D. Do and D. Nicholson

    6 Molecular transport in nanoporous materials

    Christian Chmelik and Jorg Karger

    7 Hydrocarbon Molecules Separation using Nanoporous Materials

    Shane Lawson, Anirudh Krishnamurthy, Teresa Gelles, Harshul Thakkar, Ali A. Rownaghi and Fateme Rezaei

    8 Carbon capture using nanoporous adsorbents

    Jian Liu

    9 Contaminate removal with nanoporous carbon—modeling and simulation

    Frank Ding

    10 Hydrogen and methane storage in nanoporous materials

    Joseph Winarta, Andra Yung and Bin Mu

    11 Nanostructured materials for energy conversion and storage

    Katie Dongmei Li-Oakey

    12 Nanoporous catalysts for biomass conversion

    Hui Shi, Karthikeyan K. Ramasamy, Ruoshi Ma and Huamin Wang

    13 Nanoporous materials for proton exchange membrane fuel cell applications

    Sheng Sui, Huixin Zhang and Shangfeng Du

Product details

  • No. of pages: 510
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: July 4, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128184875
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128184882

About the Editors

Jian Liu

Jian Liu is currently an Associate Professor of Mineral Processing at Kunming University of Science and Technology (KUST), China. He got his BS degree and PhD from KUST in 2009 and 2013, respectively. He worked as a one-year academic visitor at the University of Queensland, Australia from April 2018 to April 2019. His research interests are related with mineral processing, especially in the flotation theory and technology of nonferrous and iron ores, such as the surface-interfacial chemistry, computer simulation using DFT, development of flotation reagents and etc. He has authored/co-authored more than 30 papers in international refereed journals. In 2017, he was award 1st class Natural Science Award of Yunnan province. In recognition of his outstanding research achievements, he was honored as youth talent support program of Yunnan province in 2018.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Mineral Processing, Kunming University of Science and Technology (KUST), Kunming, China

Frank Ding

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.

Affiliations and Expertise

3M Company, USA

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