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Ion-exchanged and salt hydrates-encapsulated zeolites for solar refrigeration

Cindrella, L and Dyer, A 2009, 'Ion-exchanged and salt hydrates-encapsulated zeolites for solar refrigeration ' , Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 93 (2) , pp. 161-166.

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Abstract

Solar refrigeration is the best method of utilization of solar energy due to the in-phase relationship between the availability of the solar radiation and the refrigeration requirements. Zeolites with their water content and ion-exchange capability can be used as the material for solar refrigeration. This study aims at further enhancement in the adsorption refrigeration capacity of zeolite by salt hydrate encapsulation. Ion-exchanged and salt hydrate encapsulated zeolites are prepared and characterized for their application as potential candidates in solar refrigeration. A sorption machine has been constructed with the salt-encapsulated zeolite and the results highlight the enhanced suitability of the salt-encapsulated zeolites for solar refrigeration.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Zeolites; Salt hydrates encapsulation; Differential scanning calorimetry; Sorption machine; Coefficient of performance
Themes: Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QD Chemistry
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Journal or Publication Title: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells
Publisher: Elsevier
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0927-0248
Depositing User: Users 29196 not found.
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2010 12:03
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:04
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/3160

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