Enhancing Oxygen Permeation via the Incorporation of Silver Inside Perovskite Oxide Membranes
AbstractAs a possible novel cost-effective method for oxygen production from air separation, ion-conducting ceramic membranes are becoming a hot research topic due to their potentials in clean energy and environmental processes. Oxygen separation via these ion-conducting membranes is completed via the bulk diffusion and surface reactions with a typical example of perovskite oxide membranes. To improve the membrane performance, silver (Ag) deposition on the membrane surface as the catalyst is a good strategy. However, the conventional silver coating method has the problem of particle aggregation, which severely lowers the catalytic efficiency. In this work, the perovskite oxide La0.8Ca0.2Fe0.94O3−a (LCF) and silver (5% by mole) composite (LCFA) as the membrane starting material was synthesized using one-pot method via the wet complexation where the metal and silver elements were sourced from their respective nitrate salts. LCFA hollow fiber membrane was prepared and comparatively investigated for air separation together with pure LCF hollow fiber membrane. Operated from 800 to 950 °C under sweep gas mode, the pure LCF membrane displayed the fluxes from 0.04 to 0.54 mL min−1 cm−2. Compared to pure LCF, under similar operating conditions, the flux of LCFA membrane was improved by 160%. View Full-Text
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Ma, T.; Han, N.; Meng, B.; Yang, N.; Zhu, Z.; Liu, S. Enhancing Oxygen Permeation via the Incorporation of Silver Inside Perovskite Oxide Membranes. Processes 2019, 7, 199.
Ma T, Han N, Meng B, Yang N, Zhu Z, Liu S. Enhancing Oxygen Permeation via the Incorporation of Silver Inside Perovskite Oxide Membranes. Processes. 2019; 7(4):199.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ma, Teng; Han, Ning; Meng, Bo; Yang, Naitao; Zhu, Zhonghua; Liu, Shaomin. 2019. "Enhancing Oxygen Permeation via the Incorporation of Silver Inside Perovskite Oxide Membranes." Processes 7, no. 4: 199.
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