Nano-reactor vessels open new fields of catalysis

Nano-reactor vessels open new fields of catalysis

By | Adsorption, Catalysis | No Comments

Using porous nanomaterials shifts the catalytic yield of hydroformylation towards wanted end products, as the reaction will be altered within the pores of the material. Most commercial products –.

Particle Size of Metal-Organic Frameworks: Is it size that matters?

Particle Size of Metal-Organic Frameworks: Is it size that matters?

By | Adsorption, Catalysis | No Comments

Depending on the application at hand, particle size can change the performance or even the applicability of metal-organic frameworks. Nanosized MOFs find applications in membranes or biomedical.

Zero-emission fuel: Tackling storage issues of hydrogen

Zero-emission fuel: Tackling storage issues of hydrogen

By | Adsorption, Gas Storage | No Comments

Climate change issues and environmental protection creates the need to switch to cleaner source of energy. The main drivers of global greenhouse emissions are the transportation sector, generation.

Water for the world - water desalination alternatives

Water for the world - water desalination alternatives

By | Adsorption, Filtration | 1 Comment

The demand for potable water increases at twice the speed of the population growth on earth. Although two thirds our ‘blue planet’ are covered by water, less than 3% of it is available as.

How MOFs save the climate from CO2 and other greenhouse gases

How MOFs save the climate from CO2 and other greenhouse gases

By | Adsorption, Carbon Capture, Carbon Dioxide, Gas Capture and Sequestration | 1 Comment

Global temperature has been on the rise since the birth of the modern industrial revolution after World War II. The subsequent effects have currently led to over 400 ppm of CO2 in the.

How MOFs adsorb water from dry air

How MOFs adsorb water from dry air

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Water supply is a critical factor in arid areas such as Africa, the Middle East and Australia. Conventional technologies rely on either sea/brackish water or condensation. However, these are very.

Efficient gas storage thanks to Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs)

Efficient gas storage thanks to Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs)

By | Adsorption | 4 Comments

A quick thought experiment: imagine you take an empty gas cylinder and fill it up with a solid material. Et voilà, now the gas tank can store even more gas than before! Sounds bizarre,.