Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 307, Issue 2, pp 941–953 | Cite as

FeIII x SnII y SnIV1−xy H n [P(Mo3O10)4xH2O new nano hybrid, for effective removal of Sr(II) and Th(IV)

  • Taher Yousefi
  • Shahnaz Yavarpour
  • Seyed Hamed Mousavi
  • Meisam Torab-Mostaedi
  • Reza Davarkhah
  • Hossein Ghasemi Mobtaker


A new FeIII x SnII y SnIV1−xy H n [P(Mo3O10)4xH2O nano-hybrid was synthesized by chemical co-precipitation. The product was characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), and Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy. From TEM images, the size of the product was estimated to be smaller than 30 nm. The adsorption efficiency of the obtained hybrids were determined for Sr(II) and Th(IV) ions. The kinetics and thermodynamic of metal ions were studied. Results explained that the pseudo second-order sorption mechanism is predominant and the sorption of each ion is an endothermic process.


Radionuclides Nanostructures Adsorption Heteropolyacid Hybrid material 



This work was financially supported by the Nuclear Science and Technology Research Institute of Iran.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Taher Yousefi
    • 2
  • Shahnaz Yavarpour
    • 1
  • Seyed Hamed Mousavi
    • 1
  • Meisam Torab-Mostaedi
    • 2
  • Reza Davarkhah
    • 2
  • Hossein Ghasemi Mobtaker
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Caspian, College of EngineeringUniversity of TehranTehranIran
  2. 2.Nuclear Fuel Cycle Research SchoolNuclear Science and Technology Research InstituteTehranIran

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