Environmental Science and Pollution Research

, Volume 24, Issue 35, pp 27047–27069 | Cite as

Graphene-based materials supported advanced oxidation processes for water and wastewater treatment: a review

  • Puthiya Veetil Nidheesh
Review Article


Advanced oxidation processes (AOPs) received much attention in the field of water and wastewater treatment due to its ability to mineralize persistent organic pollutants from water medium. The addition of graphene-based materials increased the efficiency of all AOPs significantly. The present review analyzes the performance of graphene-based materials that supported AOPs in detail. Recent developments in this field are highlighted. A special focus has been awarded for the performance enhancement mechanism of AOPs in the presence of graphene-based materials.


Graphene Advanced oxidation processes Graphene oxide Persistent organic pollutants Mineralization 



The author is thankful to the Director, CSIRNEERI, Nagpur for providing encouragement and kind permission for publishing the article.


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  1. 1.CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research InstituteNagpurIndia

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