Posted in News & Press     |     Mar 19th 2019

Applications now open for the 1st International Gas Adsorption Summer School

Applications are now open for the 1st International Gas Adsorption Summer School, to be held on the Greek island of Spetses from 9th to 14th September 2019.

The School will be able to host around 35 attendees. To apply, candidates should fill out and submit an application form, with some details about their motivation for attending.

School fees are 550 euros (for a shared room) or 750 euros (for a single room), and include transfer from (Sunday Sept 8th, 2019) and back to (Saturday Sept 14th, 2019) Athens, half board accommodation (6 nights, breakfast and lunch), coffee breaks and social events. Note that the fee should be paid only after acceptance of your application!

Programme Overview

Sunday

Arrival

Monday

Adsorption Fundamentals and Applications – including forces and interactions, thermodynamics, free surfaces, pores, confinement, micropore filling, capillary condensation, nanoporous materials, hysteresis, classifications, terminology, applications (materials characterization, gas storage and separation)

Tuesday

Gravimetric and Manometric Methodologies – instrumentation, errors, accuracy, etc.

Wednesday/Thursday

Adsorption Data Analysis – heats of adsorption, surfaces and heterogeneity, micropores and mesopores, phase behavior, classical and advanced pore analysis techniques, storage and working capacities

Friday

Special Topics – kinetics, calorimetry, hysteresis looping, selectivity, processes, complementary techniques, overview of mixture adsorption, breakthrough measurements, complementary and in-situ/operando methodologies

For more information or to apply please visit the summer school website. Alternatively, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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