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NZVI Synthesis and Characterization

  • Katrin MackenzieEmail author
  • Anett Georgi
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Abstract

This chapter provides an overview of NZVI types used to date for environmental restoration. The particle types are introduced systematically from bare NZVI to the manifold modifications leading to NZVI-containing composites or emulsions. Properties of these NZVI types which are important for the intended use as water treatment reagent and methods for their characterization are compiled. For each of the main NZVI groups – bare and bimetallic NZVI, polymer-modified NZVI, supported NZVI and emulsified NZVI, approved synthesis strategies and resulting NZVI properties are described.

Keywords

Nanoscale zerovalent iron Synthesis Characterization 

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