Supercritical Regeneration of an Activated Carbon Fiber Exhausted with Phenol

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M. Jesus Sanchez-Montero; Jennifer Pelaz; Nicolas Martin-Sanchez; Carmen Izquierdo; Francisco Salvador;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Applied Sciences (issn: 2076-3417)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.3390/app8010081
  • Subject: supercritical carbon dioxide | supercritical water | extraction | thermal desorption | Technology | T | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | TA1-2040 | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5 | Physics | QC1-999 | Chemistry | QD1-999

The properties of supercritical CO2 (SCCO2) and supercritical water (SCW) turn them into fluids with a great ability to remove organic adsorbates retained on solids. These properties were used herein to regenerate an activated carbon fiber (ACF) saturated with a polluta... View more
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