Attractive forces in microporous carbon electrodes for capacitive deionization

@article{Biesheuvel2013AttractiveFI,
  title={Attractive forces in microporous carbon electrodes for capacitive deionization},
  author={P. Maarten Biesheuvel and Sławomir Porada and Mikhael D Levi and Martin Z. Bazant},
  journal={Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry},
  year={2013},
  volume={18},
  pages={1365-1376}
}
The recently developed modified Donnan (mD) model provides a simple and useful description of the electrical double layer in microporous carbon electrodes, suitable for incorporation in porous electrode theory. By postulating an attractive excess chemical potential for each ion in the micropores that is inversely proportional to the total ion concentration, we show that experimental data for capacitive deionization (CDI) can be accurately predicted over a wide range of applied voltages and salt… 

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