• A factorial design for the evaluation of the optimal conditions for LiCoO2 particles dissolution 

      Acedo-Bueno, Luis Fernando; Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Arhoun, Brahim; Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel; [et al.] (2020-11-24)
      The hydrometallurgical leaching process for the recovery of valuable metals from the cathode active materials of spent lithium batteries was evaluated. Experiments were carried out using LiCoO2 which is one of the most ...
    • Activated carbon monoliths from lignocellulosic biomass waste for electrochemical 

      Rosas, Juana María; Ibeh, Paul O.; García-Mateos, Francisco José; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero, Tomás (2019-12-13)
      The valorization of lignocellulosic biomass waste into bio-based materials is proposed in this work in order to obtain low-cost materials and to reduce environmental impacts. Cylindrical activated carbon monoliths (ACMs) ...
    • Activated carbons as catalytic support for Cu nanoparticles 

      Martin, F.J.; Yang, C.; García-Mateos, Francisco José; Guerrero-Pérez, María Olga; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; [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 ...
    • Adsorción de contaminantes farmacéuticos sobre monolitos de carbón activo 

      García-Mateos, Francisco José; Ibeh, Paul O.; Rodríguez-Rojas, O.; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero, Tomás (2015)
      La eliminación de contaminantes emergentes de origen farmacéutico mediante adsorción está adquiriendo una gran importancia debido a que muchos de ellos poseen una alta estabilidad química y térmica, y son biológicamente ...
    • Advanced blends as avisable extended option for thermal engines: emissions and performance on a Diesel Engine 

      Molina-Ramírez, Sergio; Cortés-Reyes, Marina; Herrera-Delgado, Maria Concepcion; Auñon-Hidalgo, Juan Antonio; Larrubia-Vargas, María Ángeles; [et al.] (2022-08)
      The stricter emission regulation for the automobile sector to achieve reduction in pollution that caused GHG in the atmosphere, have resulted in the search of alternative clean fuels which satisfy the demand of this ...
    • Alcohol decomposition on basic/acid lignin-derived submicron diameter carbon fibers 

      García-Mateos, Francisco José; 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 ...
    • Anaerobic co-digestion of municipal sewage sludge and fruit/vegetable waste: effect of different mixtures on digester stability and methane yield 

      Arhoun, Brahim; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; Rodriguez-Maroto, Jose Miguel; García-Herruzo, Francisco; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos (2016-12-05)
      There are different options for the management of fruit and vegetable wastes (FVWs), but the most environmental-friendly is the anaerobic digestion, because it allows an optimum recovery of materials and energy from the ...
    • Anaerobic co-digestion of pear residues and sewage sludge using a CSTR digester. Influence of the feed procedure 

      Arhoun, B.; Villen-Guzman, M.D.; Bakkali, A.; El Mail, R.; Paz-Garcia, J.M.; [et al.] (2013-11-08)
      Anaerobic co-digestion of pear residues with sewage sludge is feasible. Important differences are obtained from the two feed regimes tested, with better results for the so-called continuous feed. The organic loading ...
    • Anionic species transport through the soil (Electromigration versus Electroosmosis): The case of EDTA 

      García-Rubio, Ana; Villén-Guzmán, María; Paz-García, José Manuel; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; García-Herruzo, Francisco; [et al.] (2014-09-17)
      The use of EDTA as a complexing agent to extract metals from soil is common. We have tested this possibility for the remediation feasibility studies of a soil contaminated with lead, collected in the mining district of ...
    • Aprovechamiento de lodos férricos procedentes de plantas potabilizadoras de agua como adsorbentes de malos olores 

      Arhoun, Brahim; Cerrillo-González, María del Mar; Rodriguez-Castellon, Enrique; Rodriguez-Maroto, Jose Miguel; Jiménez-Jiménez, José (2022)
      Los malos olores emitidos por las estaciones de tratamiento de aguas residuales (EDARs) han sido motivo de gran preocupación, especialmente debido a la alarmante proximidad entre las EDARs y las áreas residenciales. Dichos ...
    • Aprovechamiento de residuos de la industria textil para la preparación de telas de carbón activo. 

      García-Mateos, Francisco José; Castillo-Rueda, M.L.; Martínez-Florido, E.; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; 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 ...
    • Assessing the feasibility of the EKR of soils contaminated by heavy metals by titration curves 

      Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; García-Delgado, R.A.; García-Rubio, Ana; Arhoun, B.; Paz-García, J.M.; [et al.] (Northeastern University, 2013)
      The pH is one of the key parameters that determine heavy metal mobility and fate in soils and sediments. It is well known that the resistance of soil to a change in pH strongly affects the mobilization of heavy metals in ...
    • Biomass derived activated carbon catalysts for the one-step dimethyl ether synthesis from syngas 

      Palomo, José; Rodríguez-Cano, Miguel A.; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero, Tomás (2019-11-05)
      In this work we study the behaviour of a carbon-based catalyst for this one-step synthesis process. Two kinds of activated carbons, prepared by chemical (with H3PO4) and physical (by CO2 partial gasification) activation ...
    • Biomass waste carbon materials for post-combustion CO2 capture 

      Calvo Muñoz, Elisa María; García-Mateos, Francisco José; Rosas, Juana María; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero, Tomás (Asociación Nacional de Químicos de España, 2016)
      Low-carbon energy systems based on carbon capture and storage (CCS) have become of great interest due to the imperative necessity of mitigating the carbon footprint derived from the currently fossil fuels-based energy ...
    • Boardgames as learning activities in STEM degrees 

      Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel; Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar (2022)
      A serious game (also known as applied game or educational game) is a game designed not only for entertainment, but also for educational purposes. The term “Serious Game” has been normally used for video games, but it can ...
    • Caracterización de la fracción sólida de la pirólisis de residuos lignocelulósicos 

      Recio-Ruiz, María del Carmen; Ruiz-Rosas, Ramiro; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero, Tomás; Rosas, Juana María (2022-04-27)
      Los carbonizados obtenidos a partir de pirólisis de residuos de origen lignocelulósico despiertan un creciente interés por sus aplicaciones potenciales como fuente de energía, adsorbentes de bajo coste y enmiendas de suelo. ...
    • Carbon materials as template for the preparation of mixed oxides with controlled morphology 

      Cabrera-Molina, Antonio; Valero-Romero, María José; Guerrero-Pérez, María Olga; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero, Tomás (2013-06-18)
      Bulk mixed oxide catalysts are widely used for many applications, such as catalysts for selective oxidation processes, electrocatalysts for fuel cells, gas sensors, and solid oxide electrolysers for the production of ...
    • Catalizadores básicos a partir de lignina para la deshidrogenación de alcoholes 

      Rosas, Juana María; García-Mateos, Francisco José; Ruiz-Rosas, Ramiro; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero, Tomás; [et al.] (2022-04-27)
      Las propiedades de la lignina junto con su potencial como materia renovable, convierten a este subproducto en un precursor ideal para la preparación de materiales de carbono. En este trabajo se han preparado catalizadores ...
    • Catalyst deactivation and regeneration for MTD reaction on Zr carbon-based catalyst 

      Torres-Liñan, Javier; Rodriguez-Mirasol, Jose; Cordero, Tomás; Rosas, Juana María (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 ...
    • 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, ...