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Critical Review

Recent advances in electrocatalysts for halogenated organic pollutant degradation

Advanced electrocatalysts for halogenated organic pollutant degradation.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in electrocatalysts for halogenated organic pollutant degradation
Critical Review

Detection of engineered nanoparticles in aquatic environments: current status and challenges in enrichment, separation, and analysis

The development of enrichment–separation–analysis technologies is the cornerstone of accurately detecting, effectively monitoring, and controlling ENPs in aquatic environments.

Graphical abstract: Detection of engineered nanoparticles in aquatic environments: current status and challenges in enrichment, separation, and analysis
Critical Review

Application of graphene-based materials in water purification: from the nanoscale to specific devices

The synthesis, multilevel structural features, adsorption performance and environmental applications of graphene nanosheets and 2D/3D graphene-based macrostructure material were summarized.

Graphical abstract: Application of graphene-based materials in water purification: from the nanoscale to specific devices
Critical Review

Rapid detection of nutrients with electronic sensors: a review

Electronic sensors can detect nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus that are key indexes in evaluating water eutrophication.

Graphical abstract: Rapid detection of nutrients with electronic sensors: a review
Critical Review

Cellulose nanomaterials: promising sustainable nanomaterials for application in water/wastewater treatment processes

Schematic diagram showing the various water/wastewater treatment processes in which CN-based systems can be utilized.

Graphical abstract: Cellulose nanomaterials: promising sustainable nanomaterials for application in water/wastewater treatment processes
Communication

Surface-optimized core–shell nanocomposites (Fe3O4@MnxFeyO4) for ultra-high uranium sorption and low-field separation in water

In this work, we systematically design and synthesize manganese ferrite coated superparamagnetic magnetite nanocrystals, with oleylphosphate bilayer surface coatings (Fe3O4@MnxFeyO4@OP), for ultra high capacity uranium sorption and low-field magnetic-based separation in water.

Graphical abstract: Surface-optimized core–shell nanocomposites (Fe3O4@MnxFeyO4) for ultra-high uranium sorption and low-field separation in water
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Enhanced capacitive deionization of saline water using N-doped rod-like porous carbon derived from dual-ligand metal–organic frameworks

Enhanced capacitive deionization of saline water has been demonstrated by using N-doped rod-like porous carbon derived from dual-ligand metal–organic frameworks.

Graphical abstract: Enhanced capacitive deionization of saline water using N-doped rod-like porous carbon derived from dual-ligand metal–organic frameworks
From the themed collection: Nanomaterial applications in water
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Graphene oxide membranes on a hierarchical elemental carbon-based support

Carbon-based materials have been used in water engineering to provide more effective and efficient methods to deliver clean water.

Graphical abstract: Graphene oxide membranes on a hierarchical elemental carbon-based support
From the themed collection: Nanomaterial applications in water
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Novel polyethyleneimine functionalized chitosan–lignin composite sponge with nanowall-network structures for fast and efficient removal of Hg(II) ions from aqueous solution

An environmental-friendly polyethyleneimine functionalized chitosan–lignin composite sponge with interconnected nanowall-network structures is feasibly fabricated for rapidly and selectively removing Hg(II) ions from aqueous solution.

Graphical abstract: Novel polyethyleneimine functionalized chitosan–lignin composite sponge with nanowall-network structures for fast and efficient removal of Hg(ii) ions from aqueous solution
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Vertically-aligned growth of CuAl-layered double oxides on reduced graphene oxide for hybrid capacitive deionization with superior performance

Designing vertically-aligned CuAl-layered double oxide grown on reduced graphene oxide for capacitive desalination with high capacity and long cycling life.

Graphical abstract: Vertically-aligned growth of CuAl-layered double oxides on reduced graphene oxide for hybrid capacitive deionization with superior performance
From the themed collection: Nanomaterial applications in water
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Capacitive deionization of saline water using graphene nanosphere decorated N-doped layered mesoporous carbon frameworks

Capacitive deionization (CDI) is an alternative water purification technology.

Graphical abstract: Capacitive deionization of saline water using graphene nanosphere decorated N-doped layered mesoporous carbon frameworks
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One-step sonochemical synthesis of a reduced graphene oxide – ZnO nanocomposite with antibacterial and antibiofouling properties

Antibacterial reduced graphene oxide – ZnO nanocomposite was synthesized by a one-step sonication method. The antibiofouling surface property of a nanocomposite incorporated polymeric membrane was high with minimum Zn2+ leaching.

Graphical abstract: One-step sonochemical synthesis of a reduced graphene oxide – ZnO nanocomposite with antibacterial and antibiofouling properties
From the themed collection: Nanomaterial applications in water
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Accelerated Fenton-like kinetics by visible-light-driven catalysis over iron(III) porphyrin functionalized zirconium MOF: effective promotion on the degradation of organic contaminants

FeIII–TCPPCl-incorporated UiO-66 MOF could reliably achieve both photocatalysis and a Fenton-like reaction under visible light, with effective degradation against organic pollutants.

Graphical abstract: Accelerated Fenton-like kinetics by visible-light-driven catalysis over iron(iii) porphyrin functionalized zirconium MOF: effective promotion on the degradation of organic contaminants
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Enhancing the capacitive deionization performance of NaMnO2 by interface engineering and redox-reaction

Two layered NaMnO2 nanomaterials with expanded interlayer spacing were evaluated as HCDI redox-active intercalation electrodes and showed high CDI performance.

Graphical abstract: Enhancing the capacitive deionization performance of NaMnO2 by interface engineering and redox-reaction
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Dual metal-free polymer reactive sites for the efficient degradation of diclofenac by visible light-driven oxygen reduction to superoxide radical and hydrogen peroxide

Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and superoxide radical (O2˙) play a critical role in environmental remediation technologies.

Graphical abstract: Dual metal-free polymer reactive sites for the efficient degradation of diclofenac by visible light-driven oxygen reduction to superoxide radical and hydrogen peroxide
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A surface-modified EDTA-reduced graphene oxide membrane for nanofiltration and anti-biofouling prepared by plasma post-treatment

Plasma post-treatment is a facile method to tune performances of functionalized reduced graphene oxide membranes for nanofiltration.

Graphical abstract: A surface-modified EDTA-reduced graphene oxide membrane for nanofiltration and anti-biofouling prepared by plasma post-treatment
From the themed collection: Nanomaterial applications in water
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Dissolution kinetics of zinc oxide nanoparticles: real-time monitoring using a Zn2+-specific fluorescent probe

A fluorescence method was employed to monitor the real-time dissolution kinetics of zinc oxide nanoparticles.

Graphical abstract: Dissolution kinetics of zinc oxide nanoparticles: real-time monitoring using a Zn2+-specific fluorescent probe
From the themed collection: Nanomaterial applications in water
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Synergistic catalysis of N vacancies and ∼5 nm Au nanoparticles promoted the highly sensitive electrochemical determination of lead(II) using an Au/N-deficient-C3N4 nanocomposite

The synergistic catalysis effect of N vacancies and ∼5 nm Au nanoparticles greatly enhances the electrochemical sensitivity to Pb(II).

Graphical abstract: Synergistic catalysis of N vacancies and ∼5 nm Au nanoparticles promoted the highly sensitive electrochemical determination of lead(ii) using an Au/N-deficient-C3N4 nanocomposite
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Facet-dependent evolution of surface defects in anatase TiO2 by thermal treatment: implications for environmental applications of photocatalysis

Exposed crystal facets of TiO2 nanomaterials significantly affect the surface defect formation of the materials during thermal treatment.

Graphical abstract: Facet-dependent evolution of surface defects in anatase TiO2 by thermal treatment: implications for environmental applications of photocatalysis
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Fe/Mn nanoparticles encapsulated in nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes as a peroxymonosulfate activator for acetamiprid degradation

Bimetallic Fe/Mn nanoparticles and N-doped carbon nanotubes in FeMn@NCNT synergistically activate peroxymonosulfate to form SO4˙, ˙OH, O2˙ and 1O2 for decomposing acetamiprid.

Graphical abstract: Fe/Mn nanoparticles encapsulated in nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes as a peroxymonosulfate activator for acetamiprid degradation
From the themed collection: Nanomaterial applications in water
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SnSe@SnO2 core–shell nanocomposite for synchronous photothermal–photocatalytic production of clean water

Solar power-based synchronous photothermal evaporation and photodegradation show significant promise on water treatment.

Graphical abstract: SnSe@SnO2 core–shell nanocomposite for synchronous photothermal–photocatalytic production of clean water
From the themed collection: Nanomaterial applications in water
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Mycelial pellet-derived heteroatom-doped carbon nanosheets with a three-dimensional hierarchical porous structure for efficient capacitive deionization

The mycelial pellet-derived hierarchical porous carbon nanosheets were fabricated facilely and showed high electrosorption capacity of 18.71 mg g−1 for capacitive deionization.

Graphical abstract: Mycelial pellet-derived heteroatom-doped carbon nanosheets with a three-dimensional hierarchical porous structure for efficient capacitive deionization
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Robust and durable self-healing superhydrophobic polymer-coated MWCNT film for highly efficient emulsion separation

The discharge of large amounts of oily wastewater causes serious environmental pollution and is a threat to human health.

Graphical abstract: Robust and durable self-healing superhydrophobic polymer-coated MWCNT film for highly efficient emulsion separation
From the themed collection: Nanomaterial applications in water
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Membrane adsorber containing a new Sm(III)–organic framework for dye removal

An expanding textile industry has exacerbated the problem of dealing with effluent that contains dye molecules.

Graphical abstract: Membrane adsorber containing a new Sm(iii)–organic framework for dye removal
From the themed collection: Nanomaterial applications in water
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Simultaneous photocatalytic redox removal of chromium(VI) and arsenic(III) by hydrothermal carbon-sphere@nano-Fe3O4

The reduction of Cr(VI) and oxidation of As(III) were markedly accelerated by employing iron oxide encapsulated in hydrothermal carbon sphere under simulated solar light irradiation.

Graphical abstract: Simultaneous photocatalytic redox removal of chromium(vi) and arsenic(iii) by hydrothermal carbon-sphere@nano-Fe3O4
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Efficient removal of both antimonite (Sb(III)) and antimonate (Sb(V)) from environmental water using titanate nanotubes and nanoparticles

Adsorption of Sb on the surface of TiO2 NMs, and optimized TiO2 {101} plane slab models for Sb(III) and Sb(V) absorption.

Graphical abstract: Efficient removal of both antimonite (Sb(iii)) and antimonate (Sb(v)) from environmental water using titanate nanotubes and nanoparticles
From the themed collection: Nanomaterial applications in water
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Scalable graphene oxide membranes with tunable water channels and stability for ion rejection

Graphene oxide membranes with tunable water channels and stability for ion rejections were fabricated by the blade casting technique and cation intercalation.

Graphical abstract: Scalable graphene oxide membranes with tunable water channels and stability for ion rejection
From the themed collection: Nanomaterial applications in water
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Recovery of gold from wastewater using nanoscale zero-valent iron

Kilograms of gold were recovered from wastewater using nanoscale zero-valent iron in a smelting plant since 2012.

Graphical abstract: Recovery of gold from wastewater using nanoscale zero-valent iron
From the themed collection: Nanomaterial applications in water
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Enhanced antibiotic removal through a dual-reaction-center Fenton-like process in 3D graphene based hydrogels

Enhanced pollutant removal by FeOOH/RGO hydrogels relying on π–π and π–Fe interactions.

Graphical abstract: Enhanced antibiotic removal through a dual-reaction-center Fenton-like process in 3D graphene based hydrogels
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Enhanced heterogeneous activation of peroxymonosulfate by Co and N codoped porous carbon for degradation of organic pollutants: the synergism between Co and N

Benefiting from the synergistic effect between Co and N, Co and N codoped porous carbon displayed largely enhanced PMS activation for organic pollutants degradation.

Graphical abstract: Enhanced heterogeneous activation of peroxymonosulfate by Co and N codoped porous carbon for degradation of organic pollutants: the synergism between Co and N
From the themed collection: Nanomaterial applications in water
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PCN-224/rGO nanocomposite based photoelectrochemical sensor with intrinsic recognition ability for efficient p-arsanilic acid detection

This work designed a novel photoelectrochemical sensor by employing porphyrinic MOF/rGO as both the photocathode and binding unit for efficient detection of p-ASA.

Graphical abstract: PCN-224/rGO nanocomposite based photoelectrochemical sensor with intrinsic recognition ability for efficient p-arsanilic acid detection
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A novel understanding of residual nano-Al13 formation and degradation during coagulation and flocculation: a proof based on ESI-TOF-MS

Nano-Al13 species changes in coagulation can be detected by optimized ESI-MS. Al13 clusters can be aggregated by Alm and Alo instantly in AlCl3 coagulation. Al13 clusters are efficient components in both AlCl3 and PACl coagulations.

Graphical abstract: A novel understanding of residual nano-Al13 formation and degradation during coagulation and flocculation: a proof based on ESI-TOF-MS
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Capacitive deionization of saline water using sandwich-like nitrogen-doped graphene composites via a self-assembling strategy

Capacitive deionization of saline water using sandwich-like nitrogen-doped graphene composites via a self-assembling strategy has been demonstrated.

Graphical abstract: Capacitive deionization of saline water using sandwich-like nitrogen-doped graphene composites via a self-assembling strategy
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Elaborate design of polymeric nanocomposites with Mg(II)-buffering nanochannels for highly efficient and selective removal of heavy metals from water: case study for Cu(II)

Zr/Mg oxide-PS was designed to extend the applicability of nanostructured metal oxide bearing composites to Cu(II) removal in acidic wastewaters.

Graphical abstract: Elaborate design of polymeric nanocomposites with Mg(ii)-buffering nanochannels for highly efficient and selective removal of heavy metals from water: case study for Cu(ii)
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Highly efficient adsorption of uranium(VI) from aqueous solution by a novel adsorbent: titanium phosphate nanotubes

A novel adsorbent (titanium phosphate nanotube) with high performance for U(VI) adsorption was fabricated through a facile solvothermal method.

Graphical abstract: Highly efficient adsorption of uranium(vi) from aqueous solution by a novel adsorbent: titanium phosphate nanotubes
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Enhanced indirect atomic H* reduction at a hybrid Pd/graphene cathode for electrochemical dechlorination under low negative potentials

Enhanced production and adsorption of atomic H* for efficient electrocatalytic dechlorination of TCAA with a Pd/rGO composite electrode.

Graphical abstract: Enhanced indirect atomic H* reduction at a hybrid Pd/graphene cathode for electrochemical dechlorination under low negative potentials
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Emerging investigator series: dispersed transition metals on a nitrogen-doped carbon nanoframework for environmental hydrogen peroxide detection

A Cu/Mn immobilized carbon nanoframework modified sensor was used for continuously detecting the H2O2 concentration in an electro-Fenton system.

Graphical abstract: Emerging investigator series: dispersed transition metals on a nitrogen-doped carbon nanoframework for environmental hydrogen peroxide detection
From the themed collection: Nanomaterial applications in water
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Antifouling properties of two-dimensional molybdenum disulfide and graphene oxide

Fouling remains one of the biggest challenges in a myriad of applications such as water filtration, ship hulls, biomedical devices, coating, and painting.

Graphical abstract: Antifouling properties of two-dimensional molybdenum disulfide and graphene oxide
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Anion recovery from water by cross-linked cationic surfactant nanoparticles across dialysis membranes

Ion exchange selectivity coefficients for a new cross-linked micellar nanoparticle are reported and are used to predict specific ion recovery (e.g., phosphate) across dialysis membranes.

Graphical abstract: Anion recovery from water by cross-linked cationic surfactant nanoparticles across dialysis membranes
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The impact of the structure of graphene-based materials on the removal of organophosphorus pesticides from water

The wide use of pesticides in modern agriculture and other areas results in an urgent need for their efficient removal from the environment.

Graphical abstract: The impact of the structure of graphene-based materials on the removal of organophosphorus pesticides from water
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Highly efficient photothermal sterilization of water mediated by Prussian blue nanocages

Photothermal sterilization based on PBNs has been demonstrated not only upon NIR irradiation but also most importantly under simulated solar light.

Graphical abstract: Highly efficient photothermal sterilization of water mediated by Prussian blue nanocages
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Surfactant-assisted fabrication of porous polymeric nanofibers with surface-enriched iron oxide nanoparticles: composite filtration materials for removal of metal cations

A mechanically robust, highly reactive water filter with embedded, surface-active iron oxide nanoparticles was developed for cationic heavy metal treatment.

Graphical abstract: Surfactant-assisted fabrication of porous polymeric nanofibers with surface-enriched iron oxide nanoparticles: composite filtration materials for removal of metal cations
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