Development and study of iron-based nanoadsorbents

 
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2004 (EN)
Development and study of iron-based nanoadsorbents

Matis, Konstantinos
Deligianni-Giannakoudaki, Eleni
Bakogiannakis, Dimitrios
Zoumpoulis, Anastasios

The application of an innovative, simple and low cost method was tested for the preparation of nanocrystalline iron hydroxides and oxyhydroxides; different iron precursors have been earlier used and combined to different volatile precipitating agents. The examined in the present product, akaganéite [β-FeO(OH)], had high surface area and definite pore size distribution. The produced materials were examined in detail (i.e. by powder X-ray diffraction, TEM and nitrogen sorption measurement). Main aim of this study was to evaluate the efficiency of the prepared material in the removal of heavy and toxic metal cations, like Cd(II), from aqueous solutions; cadmium constitutes a priority pollutant. Sorption was found to depended on the solution pH and its ionic strength. Typical isotherm models were applied and calculated the values of maximum adsorbent capacity for the metal as well as that of the enthalpy change during the removal process

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Cadmium
Adsorption
Wastewater
Akaganéite

Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης (EL)
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (EN)

2009-07-07T11:26:47Z
2004


Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης, Σχολή Θετικών Επιστημών, Τμήμα Χημείας

Journal of Mining and Metallurgy, vol.40B no.1 [2004] p.1-9 [Published Version]

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