Can Sonochemistry Help in Producing Hydrogen Along Thermochemical Cycles?

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Abstract

Sonochemistry is known to favor specific chemical routes, especially those involving radicals. However, the main chemical effects of sonication result from intense cavitation, which is not easily obtained under high pressures. Nevertheless, some difficult steps of known thermochemical cycles may advantageously make use of sonochemistry. After having listed several examples where sonochemistry is likely to improve the unit operations, we will specifically focus on the I-S cycle. More particularly, we will assess the perspective of decomposing HI into H2 and I2 without necessarily separating HI from H2SO4.

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCan Sonochemistry Help in Producing Hydrogen Along Thermochemical Cycles?
Place of PublicationAtlanta, USA
Pages5-76
Publication statusPublished - 13 Mar 2005
EventAIChE Spring Meeting Conference Proceedings - Atlanta, United States
Duration: 11 Apr 200515 Apr 2005

Conference

ConferenceAIChE Spring Meeting Conference Proceedings
CountryUnited States
CityAtlanta
Period2005-04-112005-04-15

Keywords

  • hydrogen, water splitting, thermochemical, cycle, sonochemistry

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