Antibacterial effect of metal-enzyme hybrid nanomaterials

Authors: Rodriguez-Otero, A; Losada-Garcia, N; Guerra-Rodriguez, S; Palomo, JM; Rodriguez-Chueca, J

J. Environ. Chem. Eng.. vol: 11. page: 2213-2929.
Date: OCT. 2023.
Doi: 10.1016/j.jece.2023.110499.

The heterogeneous copper and cobalt catalysts (CoNPs-hybrid and CuNPs-hybrid) were synthesized using a protein-directed method to obtain catalytically active nanoparticles for wastewater disinfection, and fully characterized by ICP-OES, XRD, XPS, TEM and SEM analysis. CuNPs-hybrid demonstrated [read more]

Microwave-associated chemistry in environmental catalysis for air pollution remediation: A review

Authors: Bao, CS; Serrano-Lotina, A; Niu, MS; Portela, R; Li, YX; Lim, KH; Liu, PW; Wang, WJ; Banares, MA; Wang, QY

Chem. Eng. J.. vol: 466. page: 1385-8947.
Date: jun-15. 2023.
Doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2023.142902.

Microwave-assisted synthesis has attracted wide attention as an efficient and energy-saving synthesis strategy due to its unique heating mechanism. Environmental catalysts prepared via microwave heating process typically [read more]

Photoactive nano-confined Pt in titania nanotubes (Pt-TiNT) via microwave-assisted flow synthesis

Authors: Luo, YJ; Serrano-Lotina, A; Budihardjo, FF; Taghipour, S; Ferdousi, SA; Li, LP; Delgado, JJ; Lopez-Buendia, A; Portela, R; Han, W; Banares, MA; Yeung, KL

Chem. Eng. J.. vol: 466. page: 1385-8947.
Date: jun-15. 2023.
Doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2023.143254.

Pt-TiNT with PtO nanoparticles dispersed within the lumen and interlayer spaces of titania nanotubes (TiNT) were prepared by a new process involving titanate [read more]

Effect of oscillating magnetic fields on freezing of a colloidal dispersion of superparamagnetic nanoparticles

Authors: Otero, L; Rodriguez, AC; Morales, I; Costo, R; de la Presa, P; Sanz, PD

J. Food Eng.. vol: 347. page: 0260-8774.
Date: JUN. 2023.
Doi: 10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2023.111440.

Several studies suggest that single-domain biogenic magnetic nanoparticles could play a major role on the effectiveness of oscillating magnetic fields (OMFs) in improving food freezing. To evaluate the potential role of superparamagnetic biogenic [read more]

Bimetallic metal-organic frameworks for efficient visible-light-driven photocatalytic CO2 reduction and H2 generation

Authors: Ezugwu, CI; Ghosh, S; Bera, S; Faraldos, M; Mosquera, MEG; Rosal, R

Sep. Purif. Technol.. vol: 308. page: 1383-5866.
Date: mar-01. 2023.
Doi: 10.1016/j.seppur.2022.122868.

A series of robust octahedral bimetallic metal-organic frameworks, NH2-UiO-66(Zr/M), denoted as Zr/M-ATA, (where M is Fe, Co, or Cu) were prepared by solvothermal de novo reaction of 2-aminoterephthalic acid (denoted as H2ATA) and mixed metal [read more]

2023-03-06T20:59:41+01:00Categories: Highlights, Publications 2023|Tags: , |

Electrochemically assisted photocatalytic degradation of contaminants of emerging concern in simulated wastewater using WO3-Elucidation of mechanisms

Authors: Tolosana-Moranchel, A; McMichael, S; Hamilton, JWJ; Byrne, JA; Fernandez-Ibanez, P

Chem. Eng. J.. vol: 458. page: 1385-8947.
Date: feb-15. 2023.
Doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2023.141442.

In this work, the performance of a photoelectrochemical cell to degrade a mixture of contaminants of emerging concern (CECs) in distilled water and simulated wastewater effluents (SWWE) was assessed. The CECs mixture included trimethoprim (TMP), diclofenac (DFC), [read more]

Shepherding reaction intermediates to optimize H-2 yield using composite-doped TiO2-based photocatalysts

Authors: Barba-Nieto, I; Colon, G; Fernandez-Garcia, M; Kubacka, A

Chem. Eng. J.. vol: 442. page: 1385-8947.
Date: AUG 15. 2022.
Doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2022.136333.

Optimization of Pt-promoted TiO2-based is key to promote the photocatalytic production of hydrogen using sacrificial alcohol molecules. Combination of doping and surface decoration of the mentioned base photoactive material is here exploited to maximize hydrogen yield. Using the [read more]

ZnO-functionalized fly-ash based zeolite for ciprofloxacin antibiotic degradation and pathogen inactivation

Authors: Amariei, G; Valenzuela, L; Iglesias-Juez, A; Rosal, R; Visa, M

J. Environ. Chem. Eng.. vol: 10. page: 2213-2929.
Date: JUN. 2022.
Doi: 10.1016/j.jece.2022.107603.

There is an increasing need for photocatalytic materials capable to remove pollutants and to deactivate microorganisms for a wide range of applications. Here we report the preparation of fly ash-based zeolite material in which ZnO was [read more]

Eco-friendly mechanochemical synthesis of titania-graphene nanocomposites for pesticide photodegradation

Authors: Gonzalez, VJ; Vazquez, E; Villajos, B; Tolosana-Moranchel, A; Duran-Valle, C; Faraldos, M; Bahamonde, A

Sep. Purif. Technol.. vol: 289. page: 1383-5866.
Date: may-15. 2022.
Doi: 10.1016/j.seppur.2022.120638.

Titania graphene hybrid nanocomposites (TiO2-FLG) synthesized from graphite and TiO2 precursors, in a simple and sustainable approach via a three-step method, including the mechanochemical treatment of pre-synthesized FLG and TiO2 NPs are efficient [read more]

2022-06-08T09:21:38+02:00Categories: Highlights, Publications 2022|Tags: , |

Zirconium-based Metal-Organic Frameworks for highly efficient solar light-driven photoelectrocatalytic disinfection

Authors: Valenzuela, L; Amariei, G; Ezugwu, CI; Faraldos, M; Bahamonde, A; Mosquera, MEG; Rosal, R

Sep. Purif. Technol.. vol: 285. page: 1383-5866.
Date: mar-15. 2022.
Doi: 10.1016/j.seppur.2021.120351.

Two synthesized zirconium-based Metal-Organic Frameworks (Zr-MOFs), using 2,6-naphthalenedicarboxylic acid (NDC) and amino-functionalized NDC (4,8-diaminonaphthalene-2,6-dicarboxylic acid, NDC-2NH(2)) as linkers, have been studied in photoelectrocatalytic disinfection processes. The Zr-based MOFs were deposited onto graphite paper [read more]

2023-01-15T12:11:03+01:00Categories: Publications 2022|Tags: , |


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