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Webinar: Advances in the Chemistry of CO 2 Capture

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Tuesday, 09 March 2021, 12:00

Tuesday, March 9, 2021. 12:00 PM. Webinar: Advances in the Chemistry of CO 2 Capture. Raghubir Gupta, Susteon; Jeffrey R. Long, University of California, Berkeley; Ana C. Alba- Rubio, The University of Toledo; David Myers, GCP Applied Technologies. Sponsored by Chemical Sciences Roundtable. Register to attend.

Advances in carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) capture technologies are emerging rapidly as the need for climate solutions grows. Existing solutions for capturing CO 2  are proving insufficient and are prompting efforts to discover and demonstrate new technologies that are capable of economically concentrating CO 2  from both flue gases and the atmosphere. Traditional methods of carbon capture use regenerable base solutions or materials that require considerable energy to release the captured CO 2 . New solid adsorbents, such as metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), offer the ability to tailor the structure and bonding of CO 2  and thus reduce energy consumption during desorption. Also being investigated are dual function materials that facilitate the simultaneous capture and conversion of CO 2 , potentially saving processing steps and further improving the economics.

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