Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 461 (2016) 168–172 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Journal of Colloid and Interface Science journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/jcis Microﬂuidic production of porous carbon spheres with tunable size and pores a b c b d c,⇑ Han Ge , Hongbao Xu , Tianyi Lu , Jiang Li , Haosheng Chen , Jiandi Wan Ocean College, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing 100083, China Microsystems Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY 14623, USA State Key Laboratory of Tribology, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China graphical a bstract ar ti c l e i nf o ab stra ct Article history: Porous carbon particles have been widely used in many areas including energy storage. Production of car- Received 27 July 2015 bon microspheres in an efﬁcient, controlled, and low-cost manner, however, is challenging. Here, we Revised 31 August 2015 demonstrate a microﬂuidic approach to generate porous carbon particles using inexpensive precursors Accepted 7 September 2015 and show that the size of the particle and pores can be tuned by adjusting the deionized (DI) water con- Available online 15 September 2015 tent in droplets and preheating temperature. The developed
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science – Elsevier
Published: Jan 1, 2016
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