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Title: Electrostatic-Assisted Liquefaction of Porous Carbons

Abstract

Porous liquids are a newly developed porous material that combine unique fluidity with permanent porosity, which exhibit promising functionalities for a variety of applications. However, the apparent incompatibility between fluidity and permanent porosity makes the stabilization of porous nanoparticle with still empty pores in the dense liquid phase a significant challenging. For this study, by exploiting the electrostatic interaction between carbon networks and polymerized ionic liquids, we demonstrate that carbon-based porous nanoarchitectures can be well stabilized in liquids to afford permanent porosity, and thus opens up a new approach to prepare porous carbon liquids. Furthermore, we hope this facile synthesis strategy can be widely applicated to fabricate other types of porous liquids, such as those (e.g., carbon nitride, boron nitride, metal–organic frameworks, covalent organic frameworks etc.) also having the electrostatic interaction with polymerized ionic liquids, evidently advancing the development and understanding of porous liquids.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]; ORCiD logo [3]; ORCiD logo [4]; ORCiD logo [4];  [5];  [6]; ORCiD logo [4];  [7];  [8];  [7]; ORCiD logo [2]
  1. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Chemical Sciences Division; Northwestern Polytechnical Univ., Shaanxi (China). Ministry of Education, School of Natural and Applied Sciences Key Lab. of Space Applied Physics and Chemistry
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Chemical Sciences Division; Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States). Dept. of Chemistry
  3. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Chemical Sciences Division; Fuzhou Univ. (China). State Key Lab. of Photocatalysis on Energy and Environment
  4. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Chemical Sciences Division
  5. Jilin Univ. (China). State Key Lab. of Inorganic Synthesis and Preparative Chemistry, International Joint Research Lab. of Nano-Micro Architecture Chemistry, College of Chemistry
  6. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Materials Science & Technology Division, High Temperature Materials Lab.
  7. Northwestern Polytechnical Univ., Shaanxi (China). Ministry of Education, School of Natural and Applied Sciences Key Lab. of Space Applied Physics and Chemistry
  8. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States). Dept. of Chemistry
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22). Chemical Sciences, Geosciences & Biosciences Division; National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC); International science and technology cooperation of Shaanxi; National Basic Research Program of China; Northwestern Polytechnical Univ. (China)
OSTI Identifier:
1427644
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1402091
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725; 51373137; 2016KW-053; 2017JQ2002; CX201624
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Angewandte Chemie (International Edition)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Angewandte Chemie (International Edition); Journal Volume: 56; Journal Issue: 47; Journal ID: ISSN 1433-7851
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; electrostatic interaction; gas storage; hollow carbon spheres; polymerized ionic liquids; porous liquids

Citation Formats

Li, Peipei, Schott, Jennifer A., Zhang, Jinshui, Mahurin, Shannon M., Sheng, Yujie, Qiao, Zhen-An, Hu, Xunxiang, Cui, Guokai, Yao, Dongdong, Brown, Suree, Zheng, Yaping, and Dai, Sheng. Electrostatic-Assisted Liquefaction of Porous Carbons. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1002/anie.201708843.
Li, Peipei, Schott, Jennifer A., Zhang, Jinshui, Mahurin, Shannon M., Sheng, Yujie, Qiao, Zhen-An, Hu, Xunxiang, Cui, Guokai, Yao, Dongdong, Brown, Suree, Zheng, Yaping, & Dai, Sheng. Electrostatic-Assisted Liquefaction of Porous Carbons. United States. doi:10.1002/anie.201708843.
Li, Peipei, Schott, Jennifer A., Zhang, Jinshui, Mahurin, Shannon M., Sheng, Yujie, Qiao, Zhen-An, Hu, Xunxiang, Cui, Guokai, Yao, Dongdong, Brown, Suree, Zheng, Yaping, and Dai, Sheng. Tue . "Electrostatic-Assisted Liquefaction of Porous Carbons". United States. doi:10.1002/anie.201708843. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1427644.
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title = {Electrostatic-Assisted Liquefaction of Porous Carbons},
author = {Li, Peipei and Schott, Jennifer A. and Zhang, Jinshui and Mahurin, Shannon M. and Sheng, Yujie and Qiao, Zhen-An and Hu, Xunxiang and Cui, Guokai and Yao, Dongdong and Brown, Suree and Zheng, Yaping and Dai, Sheng},
abstractNote = {Porous liquids are a newly developed porous material that combine unique fluidity with permanent porosity, which exhibit promising functionalities for a variety of applications. However, the apparent incompatibility between fluidity and permanent porosity makes the stabilization of porous nanoparticle with still empty pores in the dense liquid phase a significant challenging. For this study, by exploiting the electrostatic interaction between carbon networks and polymerized ionic liquids, we demonstrate that carbon-based porous nanoarchitectures can be well stabilized in liquids to afford permanent porosity, and thus opens up a new approach to prepare porous carbon liquids. Furthermore, we hope this facile synthesis strategy can be widely applicated to fabricate other types of porous liquids, such as those (e.g., carbon nitride, boron nitride, metal–organic frameworks, covalent organic frameworks etc.) also having the electrostatic interaction with polymerized ionic liquids, evidently advancing the development and understanding of porous liquids.},
doi = {10.1002/anie.201708843},
journal = {Angewandte Chemie (International Edition)},
number = 47,
volume = 56,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {10}
}

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