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Microporous inorganic membranes for high temperature hydrogen purification
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FIG. 1.

Correlation of permeance of individual component with its molecular weight at different temperatures (solid curves are for visual guide) (Ref. 39).

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FIG. 2.

Schematic depiction of the zeolite membrane formation on a porous substrate: (a) nucleation on the surface and (b) crystal growth into the continuous polycrystalline membrane.

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FIG. 3.

Topological structures of the ten-member ring MFI zeolite pore openings.

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FIG. 4.

MFI-type zeolite membrane synthesized by seeded secondary growth method: (a) and (b) surface and cross section of the nanoparticle seed layer and (c) and (d) surface and cross section of the resultant zeolite membrane after secondary growth from a template free precursor solution.

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FIG. 5.

Structure of the eight-member ring DDR zeolite pore opening.

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FIG. 6.

SEM pictures of a DDR-type zeolite membrane: (a) surface and (b) cross section (Ref. 52).

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FIG. 7.

Permeation of equimolar gas mixture during the process of membrane modification (Ref. 55).

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FIG. 8.

Single gas permeation as a function of temperature before and after membrane modification: (a) permeance and (b) permselectivity.

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FIG. 9.

Calculated activation energy of gas diffusion for counterdiffusion CVD modified MFI-type (circle symbols) zeolite membranes and that of counterdiffusion CVD modified DDR-type (square symbols) zeolite membranes (Ref. 52) as a function of the ratio of kinetic diameter of the diffusion gas molecule to the zeolite pore diameter .

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FIG. 10.

TEM image of the cross section of a microporous silica membrane prepared by sol-gel technique on an alumina substrate (Ref. 105).

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FIG. 11.

Gas permeance through sol-gel-derived microporous silica membranes at different temperatures (Refs. 128 and 129).

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FIG. 12.

Long-term hydrothermal stability between the pure silica membrane and the composite membrane 03Si–Al prepared using a molar ratio of TEOS/aluminum-tri-sec-butoxide of 33.3 (Ref. 133).

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FIG. 13.

Proposed mechanism of the pore structure stabilization in the CTMSS material as opposed to the hydrothermal instability of the MSS material (Ref. 140).

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FIG. 14.

Molecular size dependence of permeation in the silica/-alumina multilayer membrane at (Ref. 143).


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Table I.

Kinetic diameter and molecular mass for some small gases.

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Table II.

Single gas permeance through MFI zeolite membrane at elevated temperatures.

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Table III.

Single gas permeation in DDR-type membranes.

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Table IV.

Summary of reported gas separation results of CVD-derived silica membranes.

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Table V.

Summary of reported gas separation results of sol-gel-derived silica membranes.

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Table VI.

Summary of reported separation in metal-doped silica membranes.


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Scitation: Microporous inorganic membranes for high temperature hydrogen purification