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Publisher DOI: 10.1063/1.4975001
Title: Adsorption-induced deformation of nanoporous materials : a review
Language: English
Authors: Gor, Gennady Y. 
Huber, Patrick 
Bernstein, Noam 
Keywords: silicon;strain measurement;porous materials;elastic moduli;carbon dioxide;zeolites;silica;stress strain relations;adsorption
Issue Date: 24-Feb-2017
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
Source: Applied Physics Reviews (4): art. no. 011303 (2017)
Journal or Series Name: Applied Physics Reviews 
Abstract (english): When a solid surface accommodates guest molecules, they induce noticeable stresses to the surface and cause its strain. Nanoporous materials have high surface area and, therefore, are very sensitive to this effect called adsorption-induced deformation. In recent years, there has been significant progress in both experimental and theoretical studies of this phenomenon, driven by the development of new materials as well as advanced experimental and modeling techniques. Also, adsorptioninduced deformation has been found to manifest in numerous natural and engineering processes, e.g., drying of concrete, water-actuated movement of non-living plant tissues, change of permeation of zeolite membranes, swelling of coal and shale, etc. In this review, we summarize the most recent experimental and theoretical findings on adsorption-induced deformation and present the state-of-the-art picture of thermodynamic and mechanical aspects of this phenomenon. We also reflect on the existing challenges related both to the fundamental understanding of this phenomenon and to selected applications, e.g., in sensing and actuation, and in natural gas recovery and geological CO2 sequestration.
DOI: 10.15480/882.1642
ISSN: 1931-9401
Institute: Werkstoffphysik und -technologie M-22 
Type: (wissenschaftlicher) Artikel
Project: SFB 986: Teilprojekt B2 - Feste und leichte Hybridwerkstoffe auf Basis nanoporöser Metalle 
SFB 986, Teilproject B7 - Polymere in grenzflächenbestimmten Geometrien: Struktur, Dynamik und Funktion an planaren und in porösen Hybridsystemen 
License: In Copyright In Copyright
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