A high-performance adsorbent for hydrogen sulfide removal

Bahman Elyassi, Yasser Al Wahedi, Nafiseh Rajabbeigi, Prashant Kumar, Jong Seok Jeong, Xueyi Zhang, Parveen Kumar, Veerappan V. Balasubramanian, Marios S. Katsiotis, K. Andre Mkhoyan, Nikos Boukos, Saleh Al Hashimi, Michael Tsapatsis

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Spatially well-distributed copper-zinc oxides supported on mesoporous silica (SBA-15 and commercial silica gel) showed high adsorption capacity for hydrogen sulfide (as high as 80 mgS/gsorbent) and stability during cyclic adsorption-regeneration process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)152-155
Number of pages4
JournalMicroporous and Mesoporous Materials
StatePublished - May 15 2014

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This work was supported by ADGAS and GASCO , UAE. Parts of this work were carried out in the Characterization Facility, University of Minnesota, a member of the NSF-funded Materials Research Facilities Network ( http://www.mrfn.org ) via the MRSEC program. Electron microscopy characterization was supported by the MRSEC Program of the National Science Foundation under Award Number DMR-0819885.


  • Claus process
  • Copper-zinc oxides
  • Hydrogen sulfide adsorbent
  • Regeneration
  • SBA-15


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