Carbon dioxide separation from anaesthetic gases with membrane contactors and biocompatible ionic liquids
March 5-10, 2017
This work aims the development of a self-renewable technology for CO2 separation from anaesthetic gas streams using hollow fiber membrane contactors with biocompatible ionic liquids and carbonic anhydrase (CA) enzyme. Aiming this objective, a system with two hollow-fiber membrane modules is considered, one for the removal of CO2 and the other for the regeneration of the ionic liquid and enzyme. Figure 1 illustrates the proposed concept of this work for an anaesthetic gas closed-circuit.
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Carla Martins, Luísa Neves, Isabel Coelhoso, João Crespo, and Carlos Afonso, "Carbon dioxide separation from anaesthetic gases with membrane contactors and biocompatible ionic liquids" in "Separations Technology IX: New Frontiers in Media, Techniques, and Technologies", Kamalesh K. Sirkar, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA Steven M. Crame, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA João G. Crespo, LAQV-Requimte, FCT-Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Caparica, Portugal Marco Mazzotti, ETH Zurich, Switzerland Eds, ECI Symposium Series, (2017). https://dc.engconfintl.org/separations_technology_ix/4