Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

, Volume 51, Issue 11–12, pp 743–748 | Cite as

Comparative Analysis of Various Adsorbents for Low-Temperature Separation of a 20Ne–22Ne Isotopic Mixture

  • V. L. BondarenkoEmail author
  • Yu. V. Nikiforov
  • V. B. VorotyntsevEmail author

A method to obtain analytical expressions for evaluation of adsorption isotherms of neon isotopes at cryogenic temperatures is proposed. Adsorption isotherms of 20Ne and 22Ne on BAU activated carbon at 77 K are evaluated. The results allow the degree of influence of the pressure and composition of the 20Ne–22Ne isotopic mixture on the separation factor to be estimated.


neon isotopes isotope separation analysis of isotopic mixture composition adsorption isotherms activated carbon mixture separation coefficient equilibrium constants cryogenic temperatures 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bauman Moscow State Technical UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Kriogenmash CompanyBalashikhaRussia

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