Lignite: Structure, Properties and Applications
*Faculty of Chemistry, Technical University, Brno, **Faculty of Technology, Technical University, Zlin
Lignite is the system of a coalified matter with the remaining parts of phytomass. Lignite is not only important as a source of energy but has a variety of other applications, e.g., as a sorption material. The sorption properties after certain mechanical and thermal treatment are similar in some respects (e.g., in maximum sorption capacity) to the sorption properties of charcoal.
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