Lookup NU author(s): Dr Ashleigh Fletcher,
Emeritus Professor Mark Thomas
Full text for this publication is not currently held within this repository. Alternative links are provided below where available.
Adsorption dynamics are of fundamental importance in applications of adsorbents in real situations. The adsorption/desorption characteristics of a series of adsorbates, with varying hydrophilic/hydrophobic and structural characteristics, for activated carbon BAX950, were investigated for temperatures in the range 288-323 K. These data provide a comprehensive kinetic study of adsorption/desorption for an activated carbon. The results are discussed in relation to the adsorbent pore structure and functional group concentration, adsorptive structure and adsorption mechanism. The study provides evidence for a compensation effect where activation energy and ln(pre-exponential factor) parameters obtained from the Arrhenius equation exhibit a linear correlation. © 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Author(s): Fletcher AJ, Yuzak Y, Thomas KM
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
ISSN (print): 0008-6223
ISSN (electronic): 1873-3891
Altmetrics provided by Altmetric