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Nanoscale zero-valent iron: future prospects for an emerging water treatment technology.
  • R. Crane, T. Scott
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of hazardous materials
  • 15 April 2012
For the past 15 years, nanoscale metallic iron (nZVI) has been investigated as a new tool for the treatment of contaminated water and soil. The technology has reached commercial status in manyExpand
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Green synthesis of iron nanoparticles and their application as a Fenton-like catalyst for the degradation of aqueous cationic and anionic dyes
Abstract Iron nanoparticles were produced using extracts of green tea leaves (GT-Fe NPs). The materials were characterized using TEM, SEM/EDX, XPS, XRD, and FTIR techniques and were shown to containExpand
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Synthesis and characterization of kaolinite-supported zero-valent iron nanoparticles and their application for the removal of aqueous Cu2+ and Co2+ ions
This study reports the synthesis and characterization of nano-scale zero-valent iron in the presence of kaolinite clay (nZVI-kaol). The adsorbent, nZVI-kaol, was produced at initial Fe:kaolinite massExpand
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The use of unmanned aerial systems for the mapping of legacy uranium mines.
Historical mining of uranium mineral veins within Cornwall, England, has resulted in a significant amount of legacy radiological contamination spread across numerous long disused mining sites.Expand
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Green synthesis of iron nanoparticles and their application as a Fenton-like catalyst for the degradation of aqueous cationic and anionic dyes
Abstract Iron nanoparticles were produced using extracts of green tea leaves (GT-Fe NPs). The materials were characterized using TEM, SEM/EDX, XPS, XRD, and FTIR techniques and were shown to containExpand
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Reduction of U(VI) to U(IV) on the surface of magnetite
To increase the understanding of uranium transport in the environment and in the presence of steel corrosion products, the interaction of U(VI) with natural magnetite has been studied. SorptionExpand
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Magnetite and zero-valent iron nanoparticles for the remediation of uranium contaminated environmental water.
The current work presents a comparative and site specific study for the application of zero-valent iron nanoparticles (nano-Fe(0)) and magnetite nanoparticles (nano-Fe(3)O(4)) for the removal of UExpand
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Synthesis and characterization of kaolinite-supported zero-valent iron nanoparticles and their application for the removal of aqueous Cu 2 + and Co 2 + ions
Article history: This study reports the synthe Received 11 February 2008 Received in revised form 29 July 2008 Accepted 30 July 2008 Available online 5 August 2008
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The application of zero-valent iron nanoparticles for the remediation of a uranium-contaminated waste effluent.
Zero-valent iron nanoparticles (INP) were investigated as a remediation strategy for a uranium-contaminated waste effluent from AWE, Aldermaston. Nanoparticles were introduced to the effluent, underExpand
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Application of zero-valent iron nanoparticles for the removal of aqueous Co2+ ions under various experimental conditions
Abstract Nanosized zero-valent iron (nZVI) is increasingly gaining interest as an efficient sorbent for various types of aqueous pollutants. In this study, nZVI was synthesised by the borohydrideExpand
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