High-efficient Photobioreactor Design for Biological CO2 Fixation by broverya76

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									Theories and Applications of Chem. Eng., 2009, Vol. 15, No. 1                            655



  High-efficient Photobioreactor Design for Biological CO2 Fixation Using Microalgae

                                 김철웅, 김성혜, 박상진, 양지원*
                                        KAIST
                                        (jwyang@kaist.ac.kr*)

 CO2 reduction and sequestration is the emerging issue all over the world because of global
warming. Although Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technology is a typical technology of
many CO2 reduction and sequestration technologies, it costs enormous expense because CO2
should be stored to safe space after captured and recovered from exhaust gas.
However, biological CO2 fixation process using microalgae is possible to recover CO2 directly
from exhaust gas without additional CO2 separation process. In addition, biomass from
microalgae is available for producing useful materials such as biodiesel and feed additives.
For this process to be more feasible economically, the development of a high-efficient
photobioreactor is essential. In this study, we designed a high-efficient photobioreactor for
CO2 fixation and investigated the optimal culture conditions in the photobioreactor.




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