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4-(2-pyridylazo)-resorcinol functionalized polyacrylonitrile fiber through microwave irradiation method for the simultaneous optical detection and removal of heavy metals from water

Abstract

This communication reports the design and synthesis of a 4-(2-pyridylazo)-resorcinol (PAR) functionalized polyacrylonitrile fiber that could not only remove heavy metal ions, especially for mercury, but also can be applied for the simultaneous on-site naked eye detection of these ions. The synthetic process of this colorimetric fiber was implemented under microwave irradiation, which enables greater efficiency and better performance. This rapid preparation method and dual-functional environment materials promises a new solution for the remediation of heavy metal pollution in water.

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The article was received on 25 Jan 2018, accepted on 10 Feb 2018 and first published on 12 Feb 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8EW00045J
Citation: Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
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    4-(2-pyridylazo)-resorcinol functionalized polyacrylonitrile fiber through microwave irradiation method for the simultaneous optical detection and removal of heavy metals from water

    S. Deng, G. Zhang and P. Wang, Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol., 2018, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C8EW00045J

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