Surplus adsorption of bromide ion into π-conjugated carbon nanospaces assisted by proton coadsorption

Masayasu Nishi, Takahiro Ohkubo, Masaru Yamasaki, Hideyuki Takagi, Yasushige Kuroda

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Abstract

Nanoporous carbons can preferentially adsorb bromide ions from an aqueous solution of alkali metal bromides, even on π-conjugated surfaces. Our results show a new adsorption mechanism whereby coadsorption of protons enhances the adsorption of the anions onto the carbons.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)415-418
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Colloid and Interface Science
Volume508
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 15 2017

Keywords

  • Adsorption
  • Carbon nanotube
  • Ion
  • XAFS

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Biomaterials
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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