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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2014 Vol.15 No.8 P.653-661


Effects of Cu(II) and Ni(II) ions on adsorption of tetracycline to functionalized carbon nanotubes*

Author(s):  Zhong-yuan Wang1,2, Lin Duan1,2, Dong-qiang Zhu3, Wei Chen1,2

Affiliation(s):  1. Tianjin Key Laboratory of Environmental Remediation and Pollution Control, College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   duanlin@nankai.edu.cn

Key Words:  Carbon nanotubes (CNTs), Tetracycline, Adsorption, Complexation

Zhong-yuan Wang, Lin Duan, Dong-qiang Zhu, Wei Chen. Effects of Cu(II) and Ni(II) ions on adsorption of tetracycline to functionalized carbon nanotubes[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2014, 15(8): 653-661.

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The environmental applications and implications of functionalized carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have received much attention. In this study, the adsorption interactions of graphitized multi-walled carbon nanotubes (G-MWCNTs) and functionalized MWCNTs, including hydroxylated MWCNTs (OH-MWCNTs), carboxylated MWCNTs (COOH-MWCNTs), and aminated MWCNTs (NH2-MWCNTs), for tetracycline in the aqueous solution were systemically investigated, and the effects of Cu(II) and Ni(II) (two metal ions commonly present in aquatic environments) on MWCNTs-tetracycline interactions were examined. Results showed that the adsorption affinities followed an order of G-MWCNTs>OH-MWCNTs>COOH-MWCNTs>NH2-MWCNTs, indicating that the adsorptive interactions between MWCNTs and tetracycline can be largely affected by the types and abundance of functionalities on the MWCNTs surfaces. Both Cu(II) and Ni(II) had a negligible effect on the adsorption of tetracycline to G-MWCNTs, but varied effects of the metal ions were observed for the three functionalized MWCNTs. In general, Cu(II) exhibited a more pronounced effect for the adsorption of tetracycline than Ni(II), due to the degree of complexing capability.



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