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Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water by Richard Sustich, Anita Street, Nora Savage, Jeremiah Duncan, Mamadou Diallo

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Chapter 19 Heterogeneous Catalytic Reduction for Water Purification: Nanoscale Effects on Catalytic Activity, Selectivity, and Sustainability

Timothy J. Strathmann 1 3 , Charles J. Werth 1 3 , John R. Shapley 2 3

1Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

2Department of Chemistry

3Center of Advanced Materials for the Purification of Water with Systems, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

  1. Introduction 270

  2. Catalytic Hydrodehalogenation: Iodinated X-ray Contrast Media 271

  3. Selective Catalytic Nitrate Reduction 274

  4. Conclusions and Prospects 276

Abstract

Reductive catalysis is a promising water treatment technology that employs heterogeneous metal catalysts (e.g., Pd nanoparticles on a support) ...

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