The MIT provide a battery that absorbs carbon dioxide
Carbon dioxide is one of the major waste products, may serve as fuel for the new type of accumulator batteries. At least, so say experts Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), who just engaged in the creation of such a battery.
To date, for the purpose of cleaning the environment carbon dioxide is cleaved into harmless components, but it can actually be much more useful than we think. For example, power plants have filtration systems that use up to 30% of the energy obtained in the not to pollute the atmosphere. A group of scientists from MIT found a way to force the carbon dioxide to be active in the electrochemical conditions in the presence of a catalyst. Gas will undergo reactions which produce a substance which can be used as fuel. For Experts Group examined start electrochemical reactions that occur in the lithium-ion batteries, and then began the search for possible reaction of carbon dioxide with various electrolytes which would give at the output energy. Theoretical calculations confirmed the possibility of such reactions and scientists have even started to develop prototype systems for energy synthesis of carbon dioxide.
Despite the fact that the development currently exists only "on paper", experts believe that they will develop a technology that will not only help to reduce the amount in the atmosphere, but will also provide an opportunity to reduce energy loss of good gas emissions.
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