Adsorbents for Noxious Gas Sequestration: State of the Art

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V. J. Aimikhe
O. E. Eyankware


Adsorbents such as metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), polymers, activated carbon (AC), and membranes are becoming prominent for CO2, SO2, H2S and NH3 capture and in some cases, storage. Using the standard adsorbent properties (SAPs) such as adsorption capacity, selectivity, permeability/permeance, regenerability and reusability, ease of functionability and tunability, thermal and chemical stability, suitable candidates for noxious gas sequestration can be determined. To foster the development and selection of a more efficient adsorbent, proper documentation of adsorbent performance in terms of SAPs is crucial. In this study, a critical review of metal-organic framework (MOF), polymer, activated carbon (AC) and membrane adsorbents was performed. Using the SAPs, an up to date comparative analysis was done to select the best performing adsorbents. The results of the comparative analysis were then used to categorize the adsorbents' suitability for pre-combustion and post-combustion applications. A perspective of future study on adsorbents for noxious gas sequestration was also presented.

Sequestration, adsorbent, metal-organic framework, polymer, activated carbon, membrane, noxious gases.

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Aimikhe, V. J., & Eyankware, O. E. (2019). Adsorbents for Noxious Gas Sequestration: State of the Art. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, 25(1), 1-21.
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