Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

, Volume 53, Issue 11–12, pp 788–792 | Cite as

Estimation of Changes in the Isotope Ratio of Oxygen Produced on Adsorption Air Separation Plants (AVRU-K)

  • Yu. V. Nikiforov
  • A. A. Kazakova
  • V. B. Vorotyntsev

Quantitative estimation of the change of the isotope ratio of oxygen produced on adsorption air separation plants was carried out. The change of the isotope composition of the produced oxygen is determined by an insignificant increase in the mole fraction of 16О2 molecules.


adsorption zeolite partition coefficient oxygen isotope theoretical plate 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. V. Nikiforov
    • 1
  • A. A. Kazakova
    • 1
  • V. B. Vorotyntsev
    • 2
  1. 1.Bauman Moscow State Technical University (BMSTU)MoscowRussia
  2. 2.Iceblick CompanyOdessaUkraine

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