A unique 3D ultramicroporous triptycene-based polyimide framework for efficient gas sorption applications
KAUST DepartmentAdvanced Membranes and Porous Materials Research Center
Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering (BESE) Division
Chemical Engineering Program
Chemical Science Program
Functional Materials Design, Discovery and Development (FMD3)
Nanostructured Functional Materials (NFM) laboratory
Office of the VP
Physical Science and Engineering (PSE) Division
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AbstractA novel 3D ultramicroporous triptycene-based polyimide framework with high surface area (1050 m2 g−1) and thermal stability was synthesized. It exhibits relatively high CO2 (3.4 mmol g−1 at 273 K and 1 bar), H2 (7 mmol g−1 at 77 K and 1 bar), and olefin sorption capacity, good CO2/N2 (45) and CO2/CH4 (9.6) selectivity at 273 K and 1 bar, as well as promising C2H4/CH4 and C3H6/CH4 selectivities at 298 K, making it a potential candidate for CO2 capture, H2 storage, and hydrocarbon gas separation applications.
CitationGhanem B, Belmabkhout Y, Wang Y, Zhao Y, Han Y, et al. (2016) A unique 3D ultramicroporous triptycene-based polyimide framework for efficient gas sorption applications. RSC Adv 6: 97560–97565. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c6ra21388j.
SponsorsThe research reported in this publication was supported by funding from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).
PublisherRoyal Society of Chemistry (RSC)