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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 54, Issue 14, pp 10168–10178 | Cite as

Improved capture of carbon dioxide and methane via adding micropores within porous boron nitride fibers

  • DeKun Wang
  • Yanming XueEmail author
  • Chenyang Wang
  • Jiawei Ji
  • Zheng Zhou
  • Chengchun TangEmail author
Chemical routes to materials
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Abstract

In this paper, a novel type of micropore-rich boron nitride (BN) fibers (m-BNFs) was prepared by adding a surfactant hexamethylenetetramine in the traditional melamine-diborate (M·2B) precursor of conventional porous BN fibers (BNFs). As a result, extra micropore distribution could be introduced within m-BNFs bodies. Due to adding of the micropores, the CO2 capture capacities of the BN fibers were improved to be 2.85 mmol g−1, which were significantly higher than that of original porous BNFs. Also, these m-BNFs would have an enhanced adsorption capacity of methane, the amount of up to 0.71 mmol g−1. At the same time, these new m-BNFs materials showed excellent thermal stability, which would be more valuable for advanced gas adsorption working in a high-temperature environment in the future.

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Acknowledgements

This research was financially supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos.: 51802073, 51372066 and 51402086).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Material Science and EngineeringHebei University of TechnologyTianjinPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Hebei Key Laboratory of Boron Nitride Micro- and Nano-materialsTianjinPeople’s Republic of China

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