Radiation-induced grafting of cellulose for adsorption of hazardous water pollutants: A review

L. Wojnárovits, Cs M. Földváry, E. Takács

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Abstract

This review paper briefly introduces the radiation chemistry of cellulose, the different grafting techniques used, and the methods of characterization of the grafted material. It shows the application of the grafted polymer for the removal of water pollutants and also the regeneration of the adsorbent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)848-862
Number of pages15
JournalRadiation Physics and Chemistry
Volume79
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2010

Keywords

  • Adsorption
  • Cellulose
  • Grafting
  • Heavy metal uptake
  • Toxic water pollutants
  • Wastewater treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiation

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