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|Title: ||Growth of carbon nanotubes from waste blast furnace gases at atmospheric pressure|
|Authors: ||Sagu, Jagdeep S.|
Kumar Rout, Tapan
Bandulasena, Hemaka C.H.
|Issue Date: ||2016|
|Citation: ||SAGU, J.S. ...et al., 2016. Growth of carbon nanotubes from waste blast furnace gases at atmospheric pressure. Crystal Research and Technology, 51(8), pp. 466-474.|
|Abstract: ||Carbon emissions from industrial sources are of major global concern, especially contributions from the steel manufacturing process which accounts for the majority of emissions. Typical blast furnace gases consist of CO2 (20-25%), CO (20-25%), H2 (3-5%) and N2 (40-50%) and trace amounts of other gases. It is demonstrated that gas mixtures with these compositions can be used at atmospheric pressure to grow carbon nanotubes (CNTs) by chemical vapor deposition (CVD) on to steel substrates, which act as catalysts for CNT growth. Computational modelling was used to investigate the CNT growth conditions inside the CVD chamber. The results show that industrial waste pollutant gases can be used to manufacture materials with significant commercial value, in this case CNTs.|
|Description: ||This paper is in closed access.|
|Sponsor: ||JS would like to thank Tata Steel for the partly
funded PhD Studentship which enabled this work to be carried out.
Loughborough University is also acknowledged for the remaining
funding for the PhD studentship. KGUW acknowledges the support
received from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research
www.crt-journal.org C 2016 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim 7
J S. Sagu et al.: Growth of carbon nanotubes from waste blast furnace gases at atmospheric pressure
Council (Grant no. EP/H020543/1). The authors acknowledge use of
the facilities and the assistance of Dr. Zhaoxia Zhou for TEM measurements
in the Loughborough Materials Characterisation Centre.
All authors would like to thank EffecTech Ltd for supplying the
gas mixtures and conducting gas chromatography measurements|
|Publisher Link: ||http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/crat.201600068|
|Appears in Collections:||Closed Access (Chemical Engineering)|
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