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Gas Adsorption in Novel Environments, Including Effects of Pore Relaxation
Journal of Low Temperature Physics
  • W. Milton Cole
  • Silvina M. Gatica
  • Hye Young Kim
  • Angela D. Lueking, Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • Sarmishtha Sircar

Adsorption experiments have been interpreted frequently with simplified model geometries, such as ideally flat surfaces and slit or cylindrical pores. Recent explorations of unusual environments, such as fullerenes and metal-organic-framework materials, have led to a broadened scope of experimental, theoretical and simulation investigations. This paper reviews a number of such studies undertaken by our group. Among the topics receiving emphasis are these: universality of gas uptake in pores, relaxation of a porous absorbent due to gas uptake, and the novel phases of gases on a single nanotube, all of which studies have been motivated by recent experiments.

Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
United States. Department of Energy. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Petroleum Research Fund
We acknowledge support by the Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program (DE-FG36-08GO18139), to Penn State, and NSF and PRF support to Howard University
Keywords and Phrases
  • Adsorption,
  • Carbon nanotubes,
  • Experiments,
  • Adsorption experiment,
  • Cylindrical Pores,
  • Flat surfaces,
  • Gas uptake,
  • Model geometry,
  • Single nanotubes,
  • Substrate relaxation,
  • Gas adsorption
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Article - Journal
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W. Milton Cole, Silvina M. Gatica, Hye Young Kim, Angela D. Lueking, et al.. "Gas Adsorption in Novel Environments, Including Effects of Pore Relaxation" Journal of Low Temperature Physics Vol. 166 Iss. 5-6 (2012) p. 231 - 241 ISSN: 0022-2291
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