Design of Mg-Al-CO3 layered double hydroxides (LDHs) which are capable to remove aqueous selenate (SeO42-) and selenite (HSeO3-) via direct exchange of the interlayer anions

Ecology and sustainable development. Environmental protection
3rd International Scientific Conference «Chemical Technology and Engineering»: Proceedings – June 21–24th, 2021, Lviv, Ukraine – Lviv: Lviv Polytechnic National University, 2021, pp. 211–218


First and Last Name Academic degree E-mail Affiliation
Natalia Chubar Ph.D. natalia.chubar [at] Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands
Małgorzata Szlachta Ph.D. malgorzata.szlachta [at] Geological Survey of Finland
Espoo, Finland
Utrecht University
Espoo, Finland
Vasyl Gerda Ph.D. vgerda [at] Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
Kyiv, Ukraine
Utrecht University
Kyiv, Ukraine
Matej Mičušík Ph.D. Matej.Micusik [at] Polymer Institute
Bratislava, Slovakia
Maria Omastova Sc.D. Maria.Omastova [at] Polymer Institute
Bratislava, Slovakia

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First published on this website: 30.04.2021 - 11:14

In this work we present the knowledge-based preparation method of Mg-Al layered double hydroxides with predefined properties, purely inorganic synthesis with a step of sol-gel routes. Difference in sorption mechanisms of Se(VI) and Se(IV) was revealed by XPS, EXAFS, FTIR. The removal efficiency was confirmed under static and dynamic conditions.

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