Chapter 26

Multifunctional Materials Containing Nanoscale Zerovalent Iron in Carbon Microspheres for the Environmentally Benign Remediation of Chlorinated Hydrocarbons

Jingjing Zhan1, Bhanukiran Sunkara1, Rubo Zheng1, Pradeep Venkataraman1, Sehinde Owoseni1, Gary L. McPherson1, Vijay T. John1, Dick Brown2 and David Culpepper3,    1Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA,    2ERM Corporation, Ewing, NJ, USA,    3NanoFex LLC., New Orleans, LA, USA

Iron–carbon submicron composite particles are developed through a facile aerosol-based process with sucrose and iron chloride as starting materials. These composites exhibit multiple functionalities relevant to the in situ remediation of chlorinated ...

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