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'Dry bases': Carbon dioxide capture using alkaline dry water

Drage, Trevor C.



An alkaline form of 'dry water' - a 'dry base' - is prepared by the high-speed mixing of aqueous solutions of metal carbonates or organic amines with hydrophobic silica nanoparticles. Despite being mostly water, the dry base looks and flows like a powder, and adsorbs CO2 rapidly without any mixing because of its high surface-to-volume ratio. Unlike normal aqueous base solutions, dry bases can be non-corrosive because they do not readily wet surfaces. This journal is © 2014 the Partner Organisations.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jan 1, 2014
Journal Energy and Environmental Science
Print ISSN 1754-5692
Electronic ISSN 1754-5706
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 7
Issue 5
Pages 1786-1791
APA6 Citation Dawson, R., Stevens, L. A., Williams, O. S., Wang, W., Carter, B. O., Sutton, S., …Cooper, A. I. (2014). 'Dry bases': Carbon dioxide capture using alkaline dry water. Energy and Environmental Science, 7(5), 1786-1791.
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Additional Information ‘Dry bases’: carbon dioxide capture using alkaline dry water, Dawson, Robert, Stevens, Lee A., Williams, Orla S. A., Wang, Weixing, Carter, Benjamin O., Sutton, Sam, Drage, Trevor C., Blanc, Frédéric, Adams, Dave J., Cooper, Andrew I., 2014, Energy & Environmental Science, Energy Environ. Sci., 7, 5, The Royal Society of Chemistry, 1754-5692,