Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame

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Chongzheng Na

Capabilities

Microscopic Recognition of Molecules & Nanomaterials

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Oxide Nanostructures on Carbonate

 

 

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Molecular Approach for Biofilm Prevention and Stimulation in Water Treatment, Mineral Liquid Interfacial Chemistry & Physics

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Current Energy Research

 CO2 Regulation of the Ion Mobility on Carbonate Surfaces
 CO2 + MeCO3(s) + H2O        Me2+(aq) + HCO3-
 Me = Ca, Mn, Fe, Mg, Zn, and etc.

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DF(t) = Ae-t/t
D = t -1a1-2 a1 = 2.4×108 m-1

 

Potential SEI Research

Planting "trees" to fix solar energy, produce chemical fuels, and sequestor CO2 simultaneously.

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Coal gasification
Waste