Utilization of ion capturing property of gels for environmental purification

Kazuhiro Hara, Misako Yoshigai, Tetsuaki Nishida

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The ion-capturing property of the ionized gels has been investigated in order to examine the possibility for utilizing them for solving the heavy-metals environmental pollution problem. It has been demonstrated that, irrespective of polarity of the heavy-metal ions, the ion-capturing efficiency of the gels is very high compared with other adsorbents such as zeolite.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-165
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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