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Novel CO2-Thermic Oxidation Process with Mg-Based Intermetallic Compounds and Its Application to Energy Storage Materials

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submitted on 19.07.2018 and posted on 19.07.2018 by Younghwan Cha, Jung-In Lee, Panpan Dong, Xiahui Zhang, Min-Kyu Song
A novel strategy for the oxidation of Mg-based intermetallic compounds using CO2 as an oxidizing agent was realized via simple thermal treatment, called ‘CO2-thermic Oxidation Process (CO-OP)’. Furthermore, as a value-added application, electrochemical properties of one of the reaction products (carbon-coated macroporous silicon) was evaluated. Considering the facile tunability of the chemical/physical properties of Mg-based intermetallics, we believe that this route can provide a simple and versatile platform for functional energy materials synthesis as well as CO2 chemical utilization in an environment-friendly and sustainable way.

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Email Address of Submitting Author

younghwan.cha@wsu.edu

Email Address(es) for Other Author(s)

minkyu.song@wsu.edu, panpan.dong@wsu.edu, xiahui.zhang@wsu.edu, ji830430@gmail.com

Institution

Washington State University

Country

USA

ORCID For Submitting Author

0000-0002-6553-800X

Declaration of Conflict of Interest

No conflict of interest

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