Characterisation of Activated Carbons Obtained from Rice Husk

  • A. Merkel School of Engineering, Nazarbayev University, 53 Kabanbay Batyr Ave, Astana, Kazakhstan
  • A. Satayeva School of Engineering, Nazarbayev University, 53 Kabanbay Batyr Ave, Astana, Kazakhstan
  • F. Cannon Pennsylvania State University, Old Main, State College, PA 16801, USA
  • C. Howell University of Brighton, Mithras House, Lewes Road , Brighton, BN2 4AT, UK
  • St. Meikle University of Brighton, Mithras House, Lewes Road , Brighton, BN2 4AT, UK
  • K. Laszlo Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 1111 Budapest, Műegyetem rkp. 3., Hungary
  • V. Inglezakis School of Engineering, Nazarbayev University, 53 Kabanbay Batyr Ave, Astana, Kazakhstan
  • J. Jandosov Institute of Combustion Problems, Bogenbay batyra ave. 172, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • S. Ray University of Brighton, Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton, BN2 4AT, UK
  • Z. Mansurov Institute of Combustion Problems, Bogenbay batyra ave. 172, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • S. Mikhalovsky University of Brighton, Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton, BN2 4AT, UK

Abstract

Rice husk derived activated carbons doped with nitrogen have been studied using low temperature nitrogen adsorption, scanning electron microscopy, mercury porosimetry, thermogravimetric analysis combined with mass-spectrometry, differential scanning calorimetry and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. It has been shown that N-doped activated carbon produced by high temperature treatment of the starting material soaked with urea, has a significantly higher anion exchange capacity than the other samples studied, which correlates with its higher adsorption capacity towards nitrate ion removal from aqueous solutions with the initial concentration of 5 and 15 ppm.

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Published
2016-10-27
How to Cite
[1]
A. Merkel, “Characterisation of Activated Carbons Obtained from Rice Husk”, Eurasian Chem. Tech. J., vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 299-304, Oct. 2016.
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