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  • Platinum group metals recovery using secondary raw materials (platirus): Project overview with a focus on processing spent autocatalyst 

    Nicol, Giovanna; Goosey, Emma; Yildiz, Deniz Sanli; Loving, Elaine; Nguyen, Viet Tu; Riaño, Sofía; Yakoumis, Iakovos; Martinez, Ana Maria Cuellar; Siriwardana, Amal; Unzurrunzaga, Ainhoa; Spooren, Jeroen; Atia, Thomas Abo; Michielsen, Bart; Dominguez-Benetton, Xochitl; Lanaridi, Olga (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    PLATInum group metals Recovery Using Secondary raw materials (PLATIRUS), a European Union (EU) Horizon 2020 project, aims to address the platinum group metal (pgm) supply security within Europe by developing novel and ...
  • Strategies for the sampling of hydrogen at refuelling stations for purity assessment 

    Arrhenius, Karine; Aarhaug, Thor Anders; Bacquart, Thomas; Morris, Abigail; Bartlett, Sam; Wagner, Lisa; Blondeel, Claire; Gozlan, Bruno; Lescornez, Yann; Chramosta, Nathalie; Spitta, Christian; Basset, Etienne; Nouvelot, Quentin; Rizand, Mathilde (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Hydrogen delivered at hydrogen refuelling station must be compliant with requirements stated in different standards which require specialized sampling device and personnel to operate it. Currently, different strategies are ...
  • Effect of cyclic ageing on the early-stage clustering in Al–Zn-Mg(-Cu) alloys 

    Shah, Sohail; Thronsen, Elisabeth; Hatzoglou, Constantinos; Wenner, Sigurd; Marioara, Calin Daniel; Holmestad, Randi; Holmedal, Bjørn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    The cyclic application of mechanical stress to aluminum alloys at room temperature, referred to as cyclic ageing, continuously injects vacancies, enabling dynamic precipitation of a fine distribution of solute clusters. ...
  • Modelling of adsorption technologies for controlling indoor air quality 

    Grande, Carlos Adolfo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Technologies for control of indoor air quality are very important to ensure that health and comfort conditions are attained in closed environments. The indoor air quality market is fertile ground for adsorption technologies, ...
  • Enzyme-catalyzed synthesis of malonate polyesters and their use as metal chelating materials 

    Byrne, Fergal P.; Assemat, Jamie M. Z.; Stanford, Amy E.; Farmer, Thomas J.; Comerford, James; Pellis, Alessandro (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Following the environmental problems caused by non-degradable plastics there is a need to synthesise greener and more sustainable polymers. In this work we describe, for the first time, the facile enzyme-catalysed synthesis ...
  • Boron Removal from Silicon Melt by gas Blowing Technique 

    Hoseinpur Kermani, Arman; Andersson, Stefan; Müller, Michael; Tang, Kai; Safarian, Jafar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Due to the detrimental effects of boron (B) on the efficiency of silicon (Si) photovoltaic cells, complete boron removal from Si is necessary to produce solar grade Si (SoG–Si, with a maximum limit of 0.1 ppmw boron). Gas ...
  • On the mechanism of Mn(II)-doping in Scandia stabilized zirconia electrolytes 

    Vøllestad, Einar; Øygarden, Vegar; Graff, Joachim Seland; Sunding, Martin Fleissner; Pietras, John D.; Polfus, Jonathan M.; Fontaine, Marie-Laure (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Cubic Scandia-stabilized zirconia (ScSZ) is an attractive electrolyte material for solid oxide cells due to its significant ionic conductivity, provided that the phase transition to its rhombohedral polymorph upon cooling ...
  • Assessing Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping as a participatory and interdisciplinary approach to explore marine microfiber pollution 

    Salberg, Vilde Margrete; Booth, Andy; Jahren, Susie; Novo, Paula (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping (FCM) is a participatory modelling tool used to explore complex systems by facilitating interdisciplinary cooperation and integrating a variety of knowledge systems. Here FCM was used to explore ...
  • Experimental and Theoretical Studies on Water-Added Thermal Processing of Model Biosyngas for Improving Hydrogen Production and Restraining Soot Formation 

    Chytil, Svatopluk; Li, Chao'en; Lee, Woo Jin; Lødeng, Rune; Holmen, Anders; Blekkan, Edd Anders; Burke, Nick; Patel, Jim (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    The upgrading of biosyngas to convert methane into syngas is a necessary step for hydrogen production from biomass. However, this process is highly energy-demanding. In this study, a model biosyngas containing H2, CH4, CO, ...
  • Fracture toughness of reactive bonded Co–Mn and Cu–Mn contact layers after long-term aging 

    Farzin, Yousef Alizad; Ritucci, Ilaria; Talic, Belma; Kiebach, Ragnar; Frandsen, Henrik Lund (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Creating a tough bond for the electrical contact between metallic interconnects and ceramic solid oxide cells (SOC) in a stack is challenging due to restrictions on the assembly temperature. The reactive oxidation bonding ...
  • Pore-scale bubble population dynamics of CO2-foam at reservoir pressure 

    Benali, Benyamine; Føyen, Tore Lyngås; Alcorn, Zachary Paul; Haugen, Malin; Gauteplass, Jarand; Kovscek, Anthony R.; Fernø, Martin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    The flow of CO2 foam for mobility control in porous media is dictated by the foam texture, or bubble density, which is commonly expressed as the number of bubbles per unit of flowing gas. In most high-pressure laboratory ...
  • Compact reactor architectures designed with fractals 

    Grande, Carlos Adolfo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Chemical reactors are the heart of chemical and pharmaceutical plants. Tailored reactors with increased efficiency for specific applications can move industry a step forward towards a better environmental performance. ...
  • Gas switching technology: Economic attractiveness for chemical looping applications and scale up experience to 50 kWth 

    Ugwu, Ambrose; Arnaiz del Pozo, Carlos; Zaabout, Abdelghafour; Nazir, Shareq Mohd; Kalendar, Nimet Uzun; Cloete, Schalk Willem Petrus; Szima, Szabolcs; Fogarasi, Szabolcs; Donat, Felix; van Diest, Geert; Cloete, Jan Hendrik; Jiménez Álvaro, Ángel; Albertsen, Knuth; Cormos, Ana-Maria; Cormos, Calin-Cristian; Amini, Shahriar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Gas switching technology (GST) was introduced to facilitate operation and scale-up of pressurized chemical looping-based technologies thus bringing the expected benefits of reducing costs and energy penalty of CO2 capture. ...
  • Administration of spruce bark (Picea abies) extracts in young lambs exhibits anticoccidial efects but reduces milk intake and body weight gain 

    Blomstrand, Berit Marie; Enemark, Heidi L; Steinshamn, Håvard; Aasen, Inga Marie; Johanssen, Juni Rosann E.; Athanasiadou, Spiridoula; Thamsborg, Stig Milan; Sørheim, Kristin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Background Eimeria spp. are widespread apicomplexan parasites known to cause coccidiosis in livestock, resulting in reduced animal welfare and productivity, particularly in sheep. The treatment options are limited, and ...
  • Life cycle environmental analysis of a hydrogen-based energy storage system for remote applications 

    Bionaz, David; Marocco, Paolo; Ferrero, Domenico; Sundseth, Kyrre; Santarelli, Massimo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Energy storage systems are required to address the fluctuating behaviour of variable renewable energy sources. The environmental sustainability of energy storage technologies should be carefully assessed, together with ...
  • A disruptive innovation for upgrading methane to c3 commodity chemicals: Technical challenges faced by the c123 european consortium 

    Fonseca, Alvaro Amieiro; Heyn, Richard H.; Frøseth, Morten; Thybaut, Joris W.; Poissonnier, Jeroen; Meiswinkel, Andreas; Zander, Hans-Jörg; Canivet, Jérôme (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    C123 is a €6.4 million European Horizon 2020 (H2020) integrated project running from 2019 to 2023, bringing together 11 partners from seven different European countries. There are large reserves of stranded natural gas ...
  • A phase conversion method to anchor ZIF-8 onto a PAN nanofiber surface for CO2 capture 

    Li, Zeyu; Cao, Zhejian; Grande, Carlos Adolfo; Zhang, Wenjing; Dou, Yibo; Li, Xiaosen; Fu, Juan; Shezad, Nasir; Akhtar, Farid; Kaiser, Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Polyacrylonitrile (PAN) nanofibers were prepared by electrospinning and coated with zeolitic imidazolate framework-8 (ZIF-8) by a phase conversion growth method and investigated for CO2 capture. The PAN nanofibers were ...
  • Effect of Manufacturing Techniques in Pressure Drop on Triple Periodical Minimal Surface Packings 

    Zimmer, Arthur; Pacheco Araújo, José D.; Andreassen, Kari Anne; Grande, Carlos Adolfo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Structured packings are important elements to enhance mass and heat transfer in the chemical industry. New techniques of manufacturing, like 3D printing, can create completely new families of solids used for this purpose. ...
  • A Roadmap for Transforming Research to Invent the Batteries of the Future Designed within the European Large Scale Research Initiative BATTERY 2030+ 

    Amici, Julia; Asinari, Pietro; Ayerbe, Elixabete; Barboux, Philippe; Bayle-Guillemaud, Pascale; Behm, R. Juergen; Berecibar, Maitane; Berg, Erik; Bhowmik, Arghya; Bodoardo, Silvia; Castelli, Ivano E.; Cekic-Laskovic, Isidora; Christensen, Rune; Clark, Simon; Diehm, Ralf; Dominko, Robert; Fichtner, Maximilian; Franco, Alejandro A.; Grimaud, Alexis; Guillet, Nicolas; Hahlin, Maria; Hartmann, Sarah; Heiries, Vincent; Hermansson, Kersti; Heuer, Andreas; Jana, Saibal; Jabbour, Lara; Kallo, Josef; Latz, Arnulf; Lorrmann, Henning; Løvvik, Ole Martin; Lyonnard, Sandrine; Meeus, Marcel; Paillard, Elie; Perraud, Simon; Placke, Tobias; Punckt, Christian; Raccurt, Oliver; Ruhland, Janna; Sheridan, Edel Maria; Stein, Helge; Tarascon, Jean-Marie; Trapp, Victor; Vegge, Tejs; Weil, Marcel; Wentzel, Wolfgang; Winter, Martin; Wolf, Andreas; Edström, Kristina (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    This roadmap presents the transformational research ideas proposed by “BATTERY 2030+,” the European large-scale research initiative for future battery chemistries. A “chemistry-neutral” roadmap to advance battery research, ...

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