• Activated carbons as catalytic support for Cu nanoparticles 

      Martin, F.J.; Yang, C.; García-Mateos, F.J.; Guerrero-Pérez, M.O.; Rodriguez-Mirasol, J.; [et al.] (2018-05-30)
      There are a wide range of catalytic applications for Cu-based nanoparticles materials, since Cu is an abundant and inexpensive metal and Cu nanoparticles possess unusual electrical, thermal and optical properties. The ...
    • Aprovechamiento de residuos de la industria textil para la preparación de telas de carbón activo. 

      García-Mateos, Francisco; Castillo-Rueda, M.L.; Martínez-Florido, E.; Rodríguez-Mirasol, José; Cordero, Tomás (2015-11-06)
      Los residuos generados por la industria textil en España se han cuantificado sobre unas 30.000 Toneladas durante los últimos años. Debido al gran volumen de almacenamiento que necesitan estos residuos, así como la problemática ...
    • Comportamiento electroquímico de carbones activados con presencia de grupos superficiales de fósforo 

      Gallardo-Fuentes, Aurora; Ruiz-Rosas, Ramiro; Berenguer-Betrian, Raul; Morallón, Emilia; Cazorla-Amorós, Diego; [et al.] (2013-11-05)
      Debido a su elevada superficie específica y una combinación única de conductividad, estabilidad y gran versatilidad química-estructural, los carbones activados (CAs) se emplean como electrodos en diversas aplicaciones ...
    • Conversión catalítica de metanol sobre catalizadores ácidos de carbono 

      Valero-Romero, María José; Calvo-Muñoz, Elisa Mª; Ruiz-Rosas, Ramiro; Bedia, Jorge; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; [et al.] (2013-11-04)
      En las últimas décadas, el estudio y desarrollo de carbones activos como catalizadores o soportes catalíticos se ha incrementado enormemente debido a las ventajas derivadas de su elevada capacidad adsorbente, inercia y ...
    • Deactivation of zirconium-phosphorus carbon catalyst on the dehydration of methanol todme reaction 

      Torres-Liñán, Javier; García-Rollán, Miguel; Palomo, José; Rosas, Juana María; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; [et al.] (2018-07-12)
      Dimethylether (DME) can be used for energy purpose instead of GLP and diesel, or as a feedstock for fuel cells. Moreover, DME is a platform and is an attractive alternative as a clean propellant. At the moment, DME is ...
    • Descomposición de metanol sobre carbones activos ácidos: papel del oxígeno y estudio cinético 

      Valero-Romero, María José; Calvo-Muñoz, Elisa Mª; Ruiz-Rosas, Ramiro; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero, Tomás (2015-11-06)
      En trabajos anteriores se ha observado que la activación de residuos lignocelulósicos con ácido fosfórico permite obtener carbones activos con un contenido relativamente alto de fósforo sobre su superficie. Este fósforo ...
    • Efecto del H3PO4 en la preparación de fibras de carbono a partir de lignina. Mejoras en el proceso de estabilización y propiedades finales 

      García-Mateos, Francisco; Berenguer-Betrian, Raul; Rodríguez-Mirasol, José; Cordero, Tomás (2015-11-06)
      El presente trabajo propone un nuevo método de preparación de fibras de carbono mediante electrohilado de mezclas de lignina/H3PO4, en el que se obtienen resultados que aceleran el proceso de preparación de estos materiales ...
    • Electrochemical behavior of pt- a d pd-supported activated carbons with different functionalities 

      Gallardo-Fuentes, Aurora; Berenguer-Betrian, Raul; Nishihara, Hirotomo; Kyotani, Takashi; Rodríguez-Mirasol, José; [et al.] (2014-07-28)
      Due to their relatively low price, high surface area and versatile physic-chemical properties, conductive carbon materials are considered among the most promising supports of electroactive species and/or catalysts for ...
    • 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, ...
    • Generación de grupos superficiales oxigenados en carbones activados con H3PO4 

      Valero-Romero, María José; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero, Tomás (2013-11-05)
      Los carbones activados preparados mediante activación química de residuos lignocelulósicos con ácido fosfórico presentan, además de una elevada superficie específica, una química superficial muy particular debido a la ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Methanol dehydration on carbon-based acid catalysts 

      Valero-Romero, María José; Calvo-Muñoz, Elisa Mª; Ruiz-Rosas, Ramiro; Rodríguez-Mirasol, José; Cordero, Tomás (XXXIV Reunión Bienal de la Real Sociedad Española de Química, 2013-09-16)
      Methanol dehydration to produce dimethyl ether (DME) is an interesting process for the chemical industry since DME is an important intermediate and a promising clean alternative fuel for diesel engines. Pure or modified ...
    • Methanol dehydration over ZrO2 supported-activated carbons 

      Palomo, José; Rosas, Juana M.; Rodriguez-Mirasol, José; Cordero, Tomás (Asociación Nacional de Químicos de España, 2016)
      DME is playing an important role due to its potential use as an alternative fuel in diesel engines. The use of this fuel produces lower NOx emissions, and less engine noise compared to traditional diesel fuels. Moreover, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Oxidation of activated carbons containing surface phosphorus functionalities 

      Valero-Romero, María José; Rodríguez-Mirasol, José; Cordero, Tomás (2014-07-28)
      Activated carbons materials have attracted considerable attention because of their interesting application in many fields, such as catalysis, gas and liquid phase adsorption and gas and energy storage. However, the use ...
    • Role of oxygen in the dehydration of methanol and ethanol on carbon-based acid catalysts 

      Valero-Romero, María José; Calvo-Muñoz, Elisa Mª; Rodrigues-Gómes, Marilucía; Serrano-Pérez de Gracia, Marta; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; [et al.] (2014-07-28)
      Activated carbons are receiving great attention in the last decades as catalysts and catalyst supports due to some advantages, such as, their very high specific surface area, high thermal and chemical stability and the ...
    • VPO catalysts using activate carbons as template. ODH of propane 

      Ternero-Hidalgo, Juan J.; Torres-Liñan, Javier; Garcia-Mateos, Francisco J.; Guerrero-Pérez, María Olga; Rodriguez-Mirasol, José; [et al.] (Asociación Nacional de Químicos de España, 2016)
      Vanadium phosphates is one of the most studied heterogeneous catalytic systems due to its properties to activate alkanes. In fact, they are used commercially for the oxidation of n-butane to maleic anhydride and experimental ...