High pressure phase equilibrium studies of the pyrrole-carbon dioxide binary system

Balazs Kulik (Corresponding Author), Stefan Kruse, Jani Pelto

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    The phase behaviour of the pyrrole–carbon dioxide binary system was investigated in a variable volume view cell (vvvc) with a synthetic method. The experimental results were correlated by the Peng–Robinson equation of state using the Mathias–Klotz–Prausnitz mixing rule. This work was focused at the temperature- and pressure ranges of 313–343 K and 7–17 MPa, covering the conditions where the impregnation of different polymer substrates with pyrrole is the most likely feasible. According to the extrapolated results of the model in addition to the experimental data, the liquid–liquid immiscibility ceases above the more volatile component's critical temperature and pressure. This kind of phase behaviour was classified type-III by van Konynenburg and Scott.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)135-139
    Number of pages5
    JournalJournal of Supercritical Fluids
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


    • Mathias-Klotz-Prausnitz mixing rule
    • Peng-Robinson equation of state
    • Phase equilibria
    • Pyrrole
    • Supercritical carbon dioxide
    • Synthetic method


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