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Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization Derived Hierarchically Porous Carbon-Foams

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submitted on 21.01.2020 and posted on 23.01.2020 by Sebastijan Kovačič, Nadejda B. Matsko, Katharina Gruber, Stefan Koller, Christian Slugovc
Monolithic open macroporous carbons of 80-85 % porosity are obtained from pyrolyzing oxidized high internal phase templated poly(dicyclopentadiene) foams. The macropores void diameters of the resulting carbon foams can be ajusted between 87 and 2.5 mikrometer simply by changing the surfactant amount used in the preparation of the precursor foams. The resulting porous carbon materials are charcterized by a carbon content >97%, an electronic conductivity of up to 2800 S/m, a Young's modulus of up to 2.1 GPa and a specific surface area of up to 1200 m2/g.

Funding

Leapproject LP-03 Graz University of Technology

History

Email Address of Submitting Author

slugovc@tugraz.at

Institution

Technische Universität Graz

Country

Austria

ORCID For Submitting Author

0000-0003-1873-5200

Declaration of Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest.

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