Having successfully replaced elements used in traditional, pollution-prone, energy-consuming separation processes, nanoporous materials play an important role in chemical processing. Although their unique structural or surface physicochemical properties can, to an extent, be tailored to meet specific process-related requirements, the task of charac
Part I: Basic Principles, Recent Advances, and Expected Developments of Advanced Characterization TechniquesScattering Techniques. Studying Diffusion and Mass Transfer at the Microscale. Nanoscale Microscopies. Calorimetric Techniques. The Combination of In Situ and Ex Situ Techniques for Monitoring and Controlling the Evolution of Nanostructure of Nanoporous Materials.Part II: Fundamentals, Recent Advances, and Expected Developments of Simulation MethodsMesoscopic Methods. Characterization of Macroscopically Nonhomogeneous Porous Media through Transient Gas Sorption or Permeation Measurements.Part III: Fundamentals, Recent Advances and Expected in Sorption, Membrane, Catalytic and Novel Processes Involving Nanoporous MaterialsSynthesis Processes of Nanoporous Solids. Sorption Processes. Fundamental Approach to Supercritical Hydrogen Adsorptivity of Nanoporous Carbons. Membrane Processes. Diffusional Transport in Functional Materials: Zeolite, MOF, and Perovskite Gas Separation Membranes, Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. Zeolites and Mesoporous Aluminosilicates as Solid Acid Catalysts: Fundamentals and Future Challenges.Part IV: Case Studies of Applications of Advanced Techniques in Involving Nanoporous MaterialsRecent Developments in Gas-to-Liquid Conversion and Opportunities for Advanced Nanoporous Materials. Advanced Materials for Hydrogen Storage.