Journal of Polymer Research

, 27:36 | Cite as

Oxygen-rich porous carbons from carbonyl modified hyper-cross-linked polymers for efficient CO2 capture

  • Yafei Sang
  • Gui Chen
  • Jianhan HuangEmail author


A series of carbonyl modified hyper-cross-linked polymers (HCPs) with different porosity was prepared and they were carbonized for production of oxygen-rich porous carbons. The results show that these carbons have high Brunauer-Emmett-Teller (BET) surface area (440–1769 m2/g) and outstanding microporosity (72–87%), the oxygen is greatly improved after the carbonization with the oxygen content of 20.7–29.2 wt%. The CO2 uptake of PDVC-700-1 is the highest with the value of 303 mg/g at 273 K and 1.0 bar and PDV-pc has the highest CO2/N2 selectivity of 46.8. Interestingly, the CO2 adsorption is linear correlated to the ultramicropore volume (d < 1.0 nm) with the correlation coefficient of 0.9935 (273 K, 1.0 bar) and the O content also plays a role in CO2 adsorption. These porous carbons have medium adsorption heat (28.5–34.9 kJ/mol) with an excellent desorption and repeated use performance.


Porous carbons Hyper-cross-linked polymers CO2 capture 



The National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 51673216) and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities Central South University (No. 2018zzts116) are acknowledged for the financial supports.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringCentral South UniversityChangshaChina
  2. 2.College of Chemistry and MaterialsHuaihua UniversityHuaihuaChina

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