Jun 22, 2017

New Video: Conversion of a Greenhouse Gas into Fuels and Other Useful Chemicals


We have created two movies to show how CO2 molecules interact with the (100) surface of CaO, a mineral also called quicklime.

Posted by: kylie

Standard: https://youtu.be/bNKjnonLP0s
3D stereoscopic: https://youtu.be/bNKjnonLP0s

These movies show how the stable (and linear) molecule is changed into a bent configuration and why it is now eager to perform a chemical reaction. This is a general phenomenon of heterogeneous catalysis.

For more details see our recent “NOMAD Success Story”.