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Volume 14, No. 2, March 2014, Pages 500-514 PDF(1.58 MB)  
doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2013.05.0169   

Towards Solar Thermochemical Carbon Dioxide Capture via Calcium Oxide Looping: A Review

Leanne Reich1, Lindsey Yue1, Roman Bader2, Wojciech Lipiński2

1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 111 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
2 Research School of Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia




This article presents a review of research in the field of solar thermochemical carbon dioxide capture based on calcium oxide looping. Topics covered include thermodynamics, kinetics, and heat and mass transfer as well as reactor design, modeling, and testing.



Keywords: Calcination; Carbonation; Chemical looping; Solar reactor; Solar energy.



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