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Reference Number GR/S12197/02
Title Carbon dioxide recovery from combustion processes using structured ceramic membranes
Status Completed
Energy Categories Fossil Fuels: Oil Gas and Coal(CO2 Capture and Storage, CO2 capture/separation) 100%;
Research Types Basic and strategic applied research 100%
Science and Technology Fields ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Chemical Engineering) 100%
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Professor IS (Ian ) Metcalfe
No email address given
School of Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials
Newcastle University
Award Type Standard
Funding Source EPSRC
Start Date 01 November 2005
End Date 30 November 2006
Duration 13 months
Total Grant Value £91,238
Industrial Sectors Chemicals; Energy; No relevance to Underpinning Sectors
Region North East
Programme Materials, Mechanical and Medical Eng, Process Environment and Sustainability
Investigators Principal Investigator Professor IS (Ian ) Metcalfe , School of Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials, Newcastle University (100.000%)
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Abstract Innovative solutions are required to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from energy production processes. Here we propose to fabricate mixed ionic and electronic conducting membranes using innovative methods to produce novel membrane structures. Such membranes will be capable of conducting both oxygen-ions and electrons. Under reaction conditions methane will be fed to one side of the membrane and air to the other. Ionic oxygen transport across the membrane will result in methane combustion. The advantage of such a membrane is that the fuel exhaust stream is kept separate from the combustion air exhaust stream allowing for carbon dioxide recovery followed by possible recycle or sequestration
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