The influence of the carbon surface chemical composition on Dubinin-Astakhov equation parameters calculated from SF6 adsorption data: grand canonical Monte Carlo simulation
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Using grand canonical Monte Carlo simulation we show, for the first time, the influence of the carbon porosity and surface oxidation on the parameters of the Dubinin-Astakhov (DA) adsorption isotherm equation. We conclude that upon carbon surface oxidation, the adsorption decreases for all carbons studied. Moreover, the parameters of the DA model depend on the number of surface oxygen groups. That is why in the case of carbons containing surface polar groups, SF6 adsorption isotherm data cannot be used for characterization of the porosity.
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