Special Issue "Catalytic, Photocatalytic and Electrocatalytic Processes for the Valorisation of CO2"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 July 2018
Assoc. Prof. Ilenia Rossetti
Dip. Chimica, Università degli Studi di Milano, INSTM Unit Milano-Università and CNR-ISTM, via Golgi 19, 20133 Milano, Italy
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Interests: heterogeneous catalytic and photocatalytic processes; process simulation; kinetics; reactors design; process intensification; microreactors; renewable energy
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gianguido Ramis
Increasing attention is paid to develop effective technologies for the sequestration of CO2 and its storage. In a virtuous view, they should be followed by processes that can lead to its valorisation as chemical, e.g. for the regeneration of fuels, but also for the production of intermediates. These are usually energy demanding and rather slow processes, requiring energy input and catalysts. Some examples are the innovative strategies for the photoconversion or electroreduction of carbon dioxide. This special issue collects original research papers, reviews and commentaries focused on the challenges for the valorisation and conversion of CO2. Submissions are welcome especially (but not exclusively) in the following areas:
- Catalytic processes for the conversion of CO2
- Photocatalytic processes for the conversion of CO2
- Electrocatalytic processes for the conversion of CO2
- Process design issues for the valorisation of CO2
- Economic and life cycle assessment in the valorisation of CO2
- Innovative processes and reactors for CO2 conversion
Assoc. Prof. Ilenia Rossetti
Prof. Gianguido Ramis
Manuscript Submission Information
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- Valorisation of CO2
- Catalytic reduction of CO2
- CO2 photoreduction
- CO2 electroreduction
- CO2 as building block
- Catalysts for CO2 conversion