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Improvement of energy and conversion efficiencies of electrochemical and plasma reactors by miniaturization. 01/07/2014 - 31/12/2015

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The goal of this project is the integration of plasma and electrochemical applications into a generic microreactor setup. The work plan consists of (i) the construction of a microreactor setup, (ii) a study on the influence of gap space and catalysis on the destruction of NOx in a plasma micro-reactor, and (iii) a study on the electrochemical aldol condensation of aceton to mesityl oxide in a electrochemical microreactor.

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Plasma intensifaction in DBD plasma devices by the use of a packed bed of ceramic particles with specific dielectric properties, obtained by a core-shell design and by specific tuning of the particle size distribution (i-PLASMA). 01/01/2012 - 31/12/2013

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Study of the use of core-shell and particle size distribution designed dielectric ceramic particles as packed bed material in the intensification of plasma based chemical processes. Experience in the field of industrial plasma generation will be combined with the modelling expertise of PLASMANT, in order to check on the valorisation potential of plasma induced chemistry. A dedicated experimental/empirical dataset will be set up and a related CIT process analysis. Valorisation is situated in emission control and synthesis of alternative raw material starting from waste streams.

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