Chapter 3 - Adsorption: A cost-effective treatment process for chemical contaminants
3.5 Chapter summary, 3.6 References
3.5 Chapter summary
Biochar adsorbents are highly micro-porous. They possess surface areas in excess of 450 or 500 m2/g, or more. Most of this surface area lies within micro-pores approximately 1 to 2 nm in width. These pores are ideally sized (i.e., “Goldilocks pores,” not too big, not too small…) for providing strong adsorption sites for organic chemi…
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