Nanomaterials and Water Purification: Opportunities and Challenges

  title={Nanomaterials and Water Purification: Opportunities and Challenges},
  author={N. Savage and M. Diallo},
  journal={Journal of Nanoparticle Research},
Advances in nanoscale science and engineering suggest that many of the current problems involving water quality could be resolved or greatly ameliorated using nanosorbents, nanocatalysts, bioactive nanoparticles, nanostructured catalytic membranes and nanoparticle enhanced filtration among other products and processes resulting from the development of nanotechnology. Innovations in the development of novel technologies to desalinate water are among the most exciting and promising. Additionally… Expand
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