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Gas-permeable hydrophobic tubular membranes for ammonia recovery in bio-electrochemical systems

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Abstract

The application of a gas-permeable hydrophobic tubular membrane in bio-electrochemical systems enables efficient recovery of ammonia (NH3) from their cathode compartments. Due to a hydrogen evolution reaction at the cathode, no chemical addition was required to increase the pH for continuous NH3 recovery from wastewater.

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The article was received on 22 Dec 2015, accepted on 03 Feb 2016 and first published on 04 Feb 2016


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C5EW00299K
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Citation: Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol., 2016,2, 261-265
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    Gas-permeable hydrophobic tubular membranes for ammonia recovery in bio-electrochemical systems

    P. Kuntke, P. Zamora, M. Saakes, C. J. N. Buisman and H. V. M. Hamelers, Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol., 2016, 2, 261
    DOI: 10.1039/C5EW00299K

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