Special Issue "Advanced Applications of Layered Double Hydroxides"
A special issue of ChemEngineering (ISSN 2305-7084).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2019) | Viewed by 21481
Interests: layered double hydroxides; heterogeneous oxide catalysts; soil water remediation; controlled release of drugs; adsorption of organics and of inorganics on layered materials; mixed oxide precursors for ceramics
Layered double hydroxides have received outstanding attention from scientists and technologists in the last few decades because of their easy preparation, low price and versatile applications. These extend to a broad range, including heterogeneous catalysts, catalyst precursors, catalyst supports, anion scavenging, water remediation, controlled delivery of drugs and other chemicals, adsorption of organic and inorganic anions, nanocomposites (both as stabilizers or for flame retardant purposes as well), inorganic pigments precursors, as electrodes in electrochemistry, photochemical reactions in the interlayer, as antacids in medicine, stabilization of biomolecules, etc. Updating of these applications will be undoubtedly of interest for all scientists involved in the above-mentioned fields, and new applications, probably unforeseen in the last few years, will probably turn up.
Given your reputed experience in the study of layered double hydroxides and the outstanding impact of your previous publications in this field, we would very much appreciate your contribution in this field in this Special Issue of ChemEngineering. Although it is mainly focused on advanced applications, papers reviewing and updating already known applications, as well as novel synthetic routes, are also welcome.
Prof. Dr. Vicente Rives
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- layered double hydroxide
- mixed oxides
- basic catalysis
- catalyst supports
- anion scavenging