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Title: Heteroatom-doped porous carbons for clean energy applications and methods for their synthesis

Abstract

Methods for a facile, template free and one-step synthesis of nanoporous carbons by using a heterocyclic aromatic organic compound as a single source precursor of both carbon and nitrogen are described. The heterocyclic aromatic organic compound contains nitrogen in pyrrolic and/or pyridinic positions and is chemically activated with NaOH, KOH or ZnCl2 at high temperatures in a solid state mixture as a synthesis protocol to promote fine micropores during carbonization. Nanoporous carbons synthesized by these methods that have superior gas sorption/storage and energy storage properties are also described. The nanoporous carbons are useful as carbon sequestration agents and supercapacitors.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Virginia Commonwealth Univ., Richmond, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1735096
Patent Number(s):
10730752
Application Number:
16/098,716
Assignee:
Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01J - CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROCESSES, e.g. CATALYSIS OR COLLOID CHEMISTRY
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0002576
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 05/03/2017
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

El-Kaderi, Hani M., and Ashourirad, Babak. Heteroatom-doped porous carbons for clean energy applications and methods for their synthesis. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
El-Kaderi, Hani M., & Ashourirad, Babak. Heteroatom-doped porous carbons for clean energy applications and methods for their synthesis. United States.
El-Kaderi, Hani M., and Ashourirad, Babak. Tue . "Heteroatom-doped porous carbons for clean energy applications and methods for their synthesis". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1735096.
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