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dc.contributor.authorVilla, Katherine-
dc.contributor.authorParmar, Jemish-
dc.contributor.authorVilela, Diana-
dc.contributor.authorSánchez Ordóñez, Samuel-
dc.description.abstractWater contamination from industrial and anthropogenic activities is nowadays a major issue in many countries worldwide. To address this problem, efficient water treatment technologies are required. Recent efforts have focused on the development of self-propelled micromotors that provide enhanced micromixing and mass transfer by the transportation of reactive species, resulting in higher decontamination rates. However, a real application of these micromotors is still limited due to the high cost associated to their fabrication process. Here, we present Fe2O3-decorated SiO2/MnO2 microjets for the simultaneous removal of industrial organic pollutants and heavy metals present in wastewater. These microjets were synthesized by low-cost and scalable methods. They exhibit an average speed of 485 ± 32 μm s–1 (∼28 body length per s) at 7% H2O2, which is the highest reported for MnO2-based tubular micromotors. Furthermore, the photocatalytic and adsorbent properties of the microjets enable the efficient degradation of organic pollutants, such as tetracycline and rhodamine B under visible light irradiation, as well as the removal of heavy metal ions, such as Cd2+ and
dc.format.extent24 p.-
dc.publisherAmerican Chemical Society-
dc.relation.isformatofVersió postprint del document publicat a:
dc.relation.ispartofACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2018, vol. 10, num. 24, p. 20478-20486-
dc.rights(c) American Chemical Society, 2018-
dc.subject.classificationÒxid de ferro-
dc.subject.classificationDepuració de l'aigua-
dc.subject.otherFerric oxide-
dc.subject.otherWater purification-
dc.titleMetal-oxide-based microjets for the simultaneous removal of organic pollutants and heavy metalsca
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