The development of nanostructured materials enable the upgrade of traditional treatment with macro- and micro-sized iron. Nano-zerovalent iron (nZVI) present interesting characteristics like high surface-area-to-volume ratio, levels of stepped surface, and surface energies. nZVI is typically made of 5-40 nm sized Fe0/Fe-oxide particles and can rapidly transform many environmental contaminants into less harmful products (e.g. dehalogenation or metal reduction) being promising as an in situ remediation agent. We present the state-of-the-art of nZVI based treatment technologies considering their environmental and (eco-)toxicological implications.
Libralato, G. (Corresponding)
|Data di pubblicazione:||2017|
|Titolo:||Environmental effects of nZVI for land and groundwater remediation|
|Titolo del libro:||Nanotechnologies for Environmental Remediation: Applications and Implications|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-53162-5_10|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||3.1 Articolo su libro|