• Activated carbon monoliths from lignocellulosic biomass waste for electrochemical 

      Rosas, Juana Mª; Ibeh, Paul O.; García-Mateos, Francisco; 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, 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 ...
    • Adsorción de contaminantes farmacéuticos sobre monolitos de carbón activo 

      García-Mateos, Francisco; Ibeh, P.O.; Rodríguez-Rojas, O.; Rodríguez-Mirasol, José; 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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; Gómez-Lahoz, C.; 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 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 ...
    • 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; García-Mateos, Francisco J.; Rosas, Juana M.; Rodríguez-Mirasol, J.; 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Characterization and modeling of lithium-polymer commercial batteries 

      Zaura-Campos, David; Villen-Guzman, M.D.; Rodríguez-Maroto, J.M.; Vereda-Alonso, C.; 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, ...
    • Co-digestion of mixed sewage sludge and fruit and vegetables wastes effect of different mixtures on biogas yield 

      Arhoun, B.; Gómez-Lahoz, C.; Rodríguez-Maroto, JM.; García-Herruzo, Francisco; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos
      Disposal of fruit and vegetable wastes (FVWs) in landfill site cause serious environmental issues such as contamination of soil, air and ground water. These wastes contain large quantities of biodegradable organic fractions, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Cu-CHA material efficient in the SCR process in the presence of water and CO2 

      Cortés Reyes, Marina; Herrera-Delgado, María Concepción; Larrubia-Vargas, María Ángeles; Alemany, Luis J (2017-10-06)
      A reproducible method for the synthesis of SCR active Cu-CHA materials has been developed, which allows the incorporation of up to 4% of copper inside the cavities of the zeolite. These materials are highly efficient in ...
    • 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 ...