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Issue 6, 2012
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Superior CO2 uptake of N-doped activated carbon through hydrogen-bonding interaction

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Abstract

Here we show that the introduction of N into a carbon surface facilitates the hydrogen-bonding interactions between the carbon surface and CO2 molecules, which accounts for the superior CO2 uptake of the N-doped activated carbons. This new finding challenges the long-held viewpoint that acid–base interactions between N-containing basic functional groups and acidic CO2 gas are responsible for the enhanced CO2 capture capacity of N-doped carbons.

Graphical abstract: Superior CO2 uptake of N-doped activated carbon through hydrogen-bonding interaction

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The article was received on 17 Mar 2012, accepted on 04 Apr 2012 and first published on 05 Apr 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2EE21653A
Citation: Energy Environ. Sci., 2012,5, 7323-7327
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    Superior CO2 uptake of N-doped activated carbon through hydrogen-bonding interaction

    W. Xing, C. Liu, Z. Zhou, L. Zhang, J. Zhou, S. Zhuo, Z. Yan, H. Gao, G. Wang and S. Z. Qiao, Energy Environ. Sci., 2012, 5, 7323
    DOI: 10.1039/C2EE21653A

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