Identification of Co2 Sequestered in Electrospun Metal Oxide Nanofibers
We demonstrate, using diffuse reflectance Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (DRIFTS), that carbon dioxide is sequestered in electrospun metal oxide nanofibers upon removal of the guide polymers by pyrolysis. Carbon dioxide is not present before pyrolysis and is formed during combustion of the polymer. The sequestration of carbon dioxide within these metal oxide nanofibers does not appear to depend on the particular metal precursor, guide polymer, or synthesis method.
Chemical Physics Letters
Bender, E. T.; Chase, George; Katta, P.; Lotus, A.; Park, S/ J.; and Ramsier, R. D., "Identification of Co2 Sequestered in Electrospun Metal Oxide Nanofibers" (2006). Chemical, Biomolecular, and Corrosion Engineering Faculty Research. 374.