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Synthesis and applications of carbon porous nano-materials for environmental remediation

  • Komal Beniwal
  • Harjot Kaur
  • Adesh Kumar Saini
  • Samarjeet Singh Siwal

Abstract

Carbon-based porous materials are widely used as adsorbents due to their high adsorption capacity and unique properties such as large pore size, sizeable area-to-volume ratio, high thermal & electrical conductivity etc., to remove pollutant from water and thus helps in water remediation. Water contamination poses severe impacts on humans as well as on marine life. In this review, we studied porous carbon materials such as graphene, carbon nanotubes and activated carbon, including their synthesis, properties and wide applications in water remediation. Absorbent materials at different scales for these applications are auspicious for environmental remediation. This review also provides future endeavors of carbon porous materials towards sustainable techniques for an eco-friendly environment.

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Beniwal, K. ., Kaur , H. ., Saini, A. K. ., & Siwal, S. S. . (2022). Synthesis and applications of carbon porous nano-materials for environmental remediation. Nanofabrication, 7, 174–194. https://doi.org/10.37819/nanofab.007.249

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