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Special Issue "Advanced or Conventional Materials as Sorbent"
A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417). This special issue belongs to the section "Environmental and Sustainable Science and Technology".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2019).
Interests: environmental & biomedical monitoring
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Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Advanced or Conventional Materials as Sorbent Ⅱ
For the separation and/or removal of pollutants in water or air, various approaches have been developed and utilized such as thermal oxidation, photocatalytic conversion, absorption, and adsorption. Amongst such available options, sorption has been widely acknowledged as the most economic, practical, flexible, and efficient methodology. For sorption treatment, numerous materials have been introduced as sorbent materials. Many research efforts have been put to develop diverse novel and/or functional materials including carbon nanotubes, graphene materials, metal organic frameworks, and so on. Although the considerably enhanced performance of those materials is well demonstrated, the use of conventional sorbents (e.g., activated carbon) is still preferred in many circumstances due to their high feasibility in terms of price. In this SI, authors are invited to describe various aspects of sorption-related issues with respect to material chemistry/engineering, environmental/energy fields, and many other fields that employ sorbent materials.
Prof. Dr. Ki-Hyun Kim
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- novel/functional materials