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Title: Na + -gated water-conducting nanochannels for boosting CO 2 conversion to liquid fuels

Abstract

Robust, gas-impeding water-conduction nanochannels that can sieve water from small gas molecules such as hydrogen (H 2 ), particularly at high temperature and pressure, are desirable for boosting many important reactions severely restricted by water (the major by-product) both thermodynamically and kinetically. Identifying and constructing such nanochannels into large-area separation membranes without introducing extra defects is challenging. We found that sodium ion (Na + )–gated water-conduction nanochannels could be created by assembling NaA zeolite crystals into a continuous, defect-free separation membrane through a rationally designed method. Highly efficient in situ water removal through water-conduction nanochannels led to a substantial increase in carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) conversion and methanol yield in CO 2 hydrogenation for methanol production.

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1598089
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Science
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Journal Name: Science Journal Volume: 367 Journal Issue: 6478; Journal ID: ISSN 0036-8075
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American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Country of Publication:
United States
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English

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Li, Huazheng, Qiu, Chenglong, Ren, Shoujie, Dong, Qiaobei, Zhang, Shenxiang, Zhou, Fanglei, Liang, Xinhua, Wang, Jianguo, Li, Shiguang, and Yu, Miao. Na + -gated water-conducting nanochannels for boosting CO 2 conversion to liquid fuels. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1126/science.aaz6053.
Li, Huazheng, Qiu, Chenglong, Ren, Shoujie, Dong, Qiaobei, Zhang, Shenxiang, Zhou, Fanglei, Liang, Xinhua, Wang, Jianguo, Li, Shiguang, & Yu, Miao. Na + -gated water-conducting nanochannels for boosting CO 2 conversion to liquid fuels. United States. doi:10.1126/science.aaz6053.
Li, Huazheng, Qiu, Chenglong, Ren, Shoujie, Dong, Qiaobei, Zhang, Shenxiang, Zhou, Fanglei, Liang, Xinhua, Wang, Jianguo, Li, Shiguang, and Yu, Miao. Thu . "Na + -gated water-conducting nanochannels for boosting CO 2 conversion to liquid fuels". United States. doi:10.1126/science.aaz6053.
@article{osti_1598089,
title = {Na + -gated water-conducting nanochannels for boosting CO 2 conversion to liquid fuels},
author = {Li, Huazheng and Qiu, Chenglong and Ren, Shoujie and Dong, Qiaobei and Zhang, Shenxiang and Zhou, Fanglei and Liang, Xinhua and Wang, Jianguo and Li, Shiguang and Yu, Miao},
abstractNote = {Robust, gas-impeding water-conduction nanochannels that can sieve water from small gas molecules such as hydrogen (H 2 ), particularly at high temperature and pressure, are desirable for boosting many important reactions severely restricted by water (the major by-product) both thermodynamically and kinetically. Identifying and constructing such nanochannels into large-area separation membranes without introducing extra defects is challenging. We found that sodium ion (Na + )–gated water-conduction nanochannels could be created by assembling NaA zeolite crystals into a continuous, defect-free separation membrane through a rationally designed method. Highly efficient in situ water removal through water-conduction nanochannels led to a substantial increase in carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) conversion and methanol yield in CO 2 hydrogenation for methanol production.},
doi = {10.1126/science.aaz6053},
journal = {Science},
number = 6478,
volume = 367,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {2}
}

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