• Kinetic study of methanol dehydration over Zro2 supported-activated carbons 

      Palomo, José; Rodríguez-Cano, Miguel Ángel; Rosas, Juana María; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero, Tomás (2018-07-12)
      The growing concerns about climate change and energy consumption have been the driving force in seek of alternative fuels such as DME, mainly produced via methanol dehydration over a solid acid catalyst. The use of ...
    • Flexible and low-cost binderless capacitors based on p- and n-containing fibrous activated carbons from denim cloth wastes 

      Rosas, Juana Maria; Cordero-Lanzac, Tomas; García-Mateos, Francisco José; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero, Tomás (2018-07-12)
      Activated carbon cloths have been prepared from denim cloth wastes (DCWs) through chemical activation with H3PO4. The effect of the H3PO4/DCWs impregnation ratio and the carbonization temperature on the porous texture, ...
    • High temperature treatments of porous activated carbon 

      García-Mateos, Francisco J.; Ruiz-Rosas, Ramiro; Rosas, Juana María; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero, Tomás (2018-07-12)
      The use of biomass waste for the preparation of activated carbon is of great industrial interest for reducing costs and increasing the sustainability, especially in the field of energy storage. A high temperature treatment ...
    • Alcohol decomposition on basic/acid lignin-derived submicron diameter carbon fibers 

      García-Mateos, Francisco J.; Rosas, Juana María; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero, Tomás (2018-07-12)
      The use of lignin, the second most abundant polymer in nature, along with a simple and versatile technique, electrospinning, represents an advantageous and promising approach for the preparation of carbon fibers. In ...
    • Characterization and modeling of lithium-polymer commercial batteries 

      Zaura-Campos, David; Villen-Guzman, M.D.; Rodriguez-Maroto, Jose Miguel; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; [et al.] (2018-10-17)
      Lithium-ion batteries are key for the modern society as they are present in many energy storage devices and have promising future perspectives in the field of electric cars and energy accumulators from renewable sources. Herein, ...
    • Catalyst deactivation and regeneration for MTD reaction on Zr carbon-based catalyst 

      Torres-Liñan, Javier; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero, Tomás; Rosas, Juana M. (Universidad de Alicante, 2019)
      The aim of this work is the study of the deactivation and regeneration of a Zr-loading P-containing carbon catalyst on the dehydration of methanol to dimethyl ether. The Zr carbon-based catalyst showed a good performance ...
    • Modeling of Electrodialytic Treatment of Lithium-Ion Batteries 

      Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; [et al.] (2019-02-08)
      Lithium-ion batteries are currently present in most portable electronic devices and their use is rapidly growing in the field of electric vehicles and renewable energy storage. Many components in lithium-ion batteries are ...
    • Electrodialytic Recovery of Cobalt from Spent Lithium-Ion Batteries 

      Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; [et al.] (2019-02-08)
      Recycling lithium-ion batteries has an increasing interest for economic and environmental reasons. Disposal of lithium-ion batteries imposes high risk to the environment due to the toxicity of some of their essential ...
    • New Perspectives for Electrodialytic Remediation 

      Villen-Guzman, Maria; Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar; Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; [et al.] (2019-02-08)
      Electrodialytic remediation has been widely used for the recovery of different contaminants from numerous matrices, such as, for example, polluted soils, wastewater sludge, fly ash, mine tailing or harbour sediments. The ...
    • Strategic situation, design and simulation of a biorefinery in Andalusia 

      Gutierrez, Mª Carmen; Rosas, Juana Mª; Rodríguez-Cano, Miguel Ángel; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero, Tomás (2019-06-25)
      In a lignocellulosic feedstock based biorefinery, biomass can be transformed in several products, with different chemical and/or agro-industrial applications, and energy (biofuels). The use of biomass waste is strongly ...
    • On the deactivation of Zr-loading P-containing mesoporous carbon catalyst during methanol dehydration 

      Torres-Liñán, Javier; García Rollán, Miguel; Rosas, Juana Mª; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero, Tomás (2019-06-27)
      Dimethyl ether (DME) has received much attention in the last few years due to its potential use as a diesel substitute and it can be obtained from dehydration of biomass-based methanol. γ-Alumina, ZSM-5 and HPAs were tested ...
    • Modification of the morphology, porosity and surface chemistry of lignin-based electrospun carbon materials 

      Ruiz-Rosas, Ramiro; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Rosas Martínez, Juana María; García-Mateos, Francisco José; Cordero, Tomás (2019-06-27)
      Lignin is a biopolymer that can be found as the main component of plants. It is obtained as a coproduct in the papermaking and biofuel industries. Owing to its high carbon and aromatic content, high availability and reduced ...
    • Kinetic study of methanol dehydration to DME on Zr-loaded P-containing mesoporous activated carbon catalyst 

      Palomo, José; Rodríguez-Cano, Miguel A; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero Alcántara, Tomás (2019-06-28)
      The selective methanol dehydration to DME using a Zr-loaded P-containing activated carbon catalyst have been studied. The activated carbon was prepared by chemical activation of olive stones with phosphoric acid. Then, the ...
    • Electrospun CuO/ZnO/ZrO2-ZSM-5 fibrillar bifunctional catalysts for the direct DME synthesis 

      Palomo, José; Rodríguez-Cano, Miguel A.; Rodríguez-Mirasol, José; Cordero Alcántara, Tomás (2019-06-28)
      A straightforward method for the preparation of CuO/ZnO/ZrO2-ZSM-5 fibrillar bifunctional catalysts, by using the electrospinning technique. The prepared fibers presented a high aspect ratio and a fairly good copper ...
    • Estudio del proceso cíclico de captura y conversión de CO2 en corrientes enriquecidas en H2 empleando CH4 con un catalizador NiBa no soportado 

      Molina-Ramírez, Sergio; Cortés-Reyes, Marina; Larrubia Vargas, María Ángeles; Herrera-Delgado, Maria Concepcion; Alemany-Arrebola, Luis J. (2019-07-04)
      El principal objetivo decidido en el Acuerdo de París de 2015 fue el de mantener el aumento de la temperatura media mundial por debajo de 2C respecto a los niveles en la era preindustrial. La reducción de la concentración ...
    • Ni-Ga no soportado como catalizador para la hidrogenación de CO2 a presión atmosférica 

      Alemany-Arrebola, Luis Jose; Jiménez Martín, José Manuel; Herrera-Delgado, Maria Concepcion; Larrubia-Vargas, María Ángeles; Cortés Reyes, Marina (2019-07-04)
      Debido al continuo aumento de las emisiones de CO2 y su efecto negativo desde el punto de vista mediambiental y de salud, se debe proponer acciones encaminadas a su control. Es de interés la captura y conversión química ...
    • Estudio DRIFTs-MS in situ de la oxidación de CO en condiciones subestequiométricas de oxígeno con un catalizador bimetálico Ni-Ce 

      Cortés-Reyes, Marina; Granados-Fernández, Rafael; Jiménez, Jose M.; Molina-Ramírez, Sergio; Pinzón, Marina; [et al.] (2019-07-19)
      El interés en la reducción de uno de los principales contaminantes atmosféricos como el monóxido de carbono hace que se hayan propuesto diversas técnicas para su eliminación. Actualmente, la oxidación catalítica a baja ...
    • Coordination problems in engineering degrees 

      Cortés-Reyes, Marina; Fernández-Gago, Carmen; Diaz-Zayas, Almudena; Rosas, Juana María (2019-07-29)
      This work focuses on the analysis of the satisfaction level of the learning for the students of the degree of Chemical Engineering (CE), Engineering of Industrial Technologies (EIT), Engineering of the Energy (EE) and ...
    • Electrodialytic Treatment of Secondary Batteries Cathodes 

      Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; [et al.] (2019-10-07)
      The interest for reusing and recycling secondary batteries is increasing, driven by both economic and environmental reasons. Lithium-ion batteries are among the main energy storage devices more popular in portable electronic ...
    • Improving Cr (VI) Extraction through Electrodialysis 

      García-Delgado, R.A.; Nieto-Castilo, A; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; [et al.] (2019-10-08)
      A laboratory study has been carried out to determine the feasibility of in situ remediation of chromium (VI) contaminated soil using electrodialysis. In a classic setup, this technique implies the application of a low ...