Special Issue "Nanoparticles for Dye Adsorption"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (23 October 2020).
Interests: soil chemistry; soil fertility; soil pollution; wastewater treatment; water pollution; adsorption; heavy metals; dyes; pharmaceuticals; climate change; composting
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Wastewater polluted with dyes remains a challenging topic that society must face. It is necessary for wastewater to be purified before its discharge to land or to water receptors. There are many methods for the decontamination of dye-loaded wastewater, such as chemical oxidation, coagulation, membrane separation processes, and electrochemical, aerobic, and anaerobic microbial degradation. The aforementioned methods have some limitations and disadvantages. For this reason, scientists have focused on finding other, more attractive methods. In this context, adsorption-based processes have attracted attention, because they are simple, low-cost, easily operable, and ecofriendly methods. There are various adsorbents (both organic and inorganic) that could be used in wastewater treatment processes, such as agricultural wastes, activated carbons, etc. The high cost of activated carbons and the sometimes low adsorption efficiencies of agriculture wastes have initiated a search for new types of adsorbents. Nanomaterials have attracted the attention of many researchers because they have high surface areas and adsorption capacities and are relatively low-cost materials.
This Special Issue of Nanomaterials titled ‘‘Nanomaterials for Dye Adsorption’’ aims to gather reviews and/or research articles on recent fabrication processes and applications of novel nanomaterials regarding their ability to remove dyes from wastewater. It is recommended that research articles contain a full characterization of nanomaterials, isotherm and kinetic modeling, thermodynamic studies, reusability studies, or a description of the application of nanomaterials in real (waste)water systems.
Dr. Ioannis Anastopoulos
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- equilibrium modeling
- thermodynamic studies