Functionalized Mesoporous Silica Utilization for VOCs Adsorption

C W. Purnomo(1*), S. Z. Qiao(2)

(1) Dept. of Chemical Engineering UGM, Jl Grafika No.2 Yogyakarta 55281, INDONESIA
(2) ARC Centre for Functional Nanomaterial The University of Queensland, QLD 4072, AUSTRALIA
(*) Corresponding Author


Functionalized FDU-12 has been studied in the application for hydrocarbon vapor adsorption. In here, the moieties were phenyl and vinyl which being introduced into FDU-12 synthesis using co-condensation methods with the presence of tri block co-polymer P123 as the template. The adsorption used two different vapors, benzene and n-hexane, at 200C. The result suggested that the groups increased the affinity of adsorbing the vapors compared with pure FDU-12.


Mesoporous silica, sol-gel, adsorption, VOCs, co-condensation, co-polymer.

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