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Title: Recent developments on polymeric membranes for CO2 capture from flue gas

Abstract

Polymeric membranes have been widely considered as one of the next-generation technologies for CO2 capture from fossil fuel-derived flue gases. This separation modality requires novel polymeric materials that possess efficient CO2/N2 separation properties, as well as chemical and mechanical stability for a multiyear membrane lifetime. In this paper, recent developments in polymeric membranes tailored for post-combustion carbon capture are reviewed. The selected polymeric materials encompass ether oxygen-rich polymers, polynorbornenes, ionic liquid membranes, and facilitated transport membranes. In each of the selected materials, noteworthy research efforts for material design and membrane formation are highlighted. The performances of the selected materials are compared in the CO2/N2 selectivity-CO2 permeance plot. As the only class of materials reviewed herein that have demonstrated the fabrication of thin-film composite membranes in scale, facilitated transport membranes have shown both high selectivity and permeance at relevant conditions for post-combustion carbon capture. Finally, comprehensive field tests are needed to resolve the technical gap between the material development and the commercial application.

Authors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. The Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
The Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Fossil Energy (FE)
OSTI Identifier:
1615948
Grant/Contract Number:  
FE0031731; FE0026919
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Polymer Engineering
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 40; Journal Issue: 6; Journal ID: ISSN 0334-6447
Publisher:
Walter de Gruyter
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; CO2 capture; gas separation; membrane

Citation Formats

Han, Yang, and Winston Ho, W. S.. Recent developments on polymeric membranes for CO2 capture from flue gas. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. https://doi.org/10.1515/polyeng-2019-0298.
Han, Yang, & Winston Ho, W. S.. Recent developments on polymeric membranes for CO2 capture from flue gas. United States. https://doi.org/10.1515/polyeng-2019-0298
Han, Yang, and Winston Ho, W. S.. Fri . "Recent developments on polymeric membranes for CO2 capture from flue gas". United States. https://doi.org/10.1515/polyeng-2019-0298. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1615948.
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title = {Recent developments on polymeric membranes for CO2 capture from flue gas},
author = {Han, Yang and Winston Ho, W. S.},
abstractNote = {Polymeric membranes have been widely considered as one of the next-generation technologies for CO2 capture from fossil fuel-derived flue gases. This separation modality requires novel polymeric materials that possess efficient CO2/N2 separation properties, as well as chemical and mechanical stability for a multiyear membrane lifetime. In this paper, recent developments in polymeric membranes tailored for post-combustion carbon capture are reviewed. The selected polymeric materials encompass ether oxygen-rich polymers, polynorbornenes, ionic liquid membranes, and facilitated transport membranes. In each of the selected materials, noteworthy research efforts for material design and membrane formation are highlighted. The performances of the selected materials are compared in the CO2/N2 selectivity-CO2 permeance plot. As the only class of materials reviewed herein that have demonstrated the fabrication of thin-film composite membranes in scale, facilitated transport membranes have shown both high selectivity and permeance at relevant conditions for post-combustion carbon capture. Finally, comprehensive field tests are needed to resolve the technical gap between the material development and the commercial application.},
doi = {10.1515/polyeng-2019-0298},
journal = {Journal of Polymer Engineering},
number = 6,
volume = 40,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {12}
}

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