Original Research Paper
Efficient synthesis of magnetically separable CoFe2O4@SiO2 nanoparticles and its potent catalytic applications for the synthesis of 5-aryl-1,2,4-triazolidine-3-thione derivatives

Shreyas Pansambal; Suresh Ghotekar; Sunil Shewale; Keshav Deshmukh; Nilesh Barde; Pranav Bardapurkar

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 174-186


  Magnetically separable silica-coated cobalt ferrite (CoFe2O4@SiO2) magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) were synthesized by sol-gel auto combustion method. Silica matrix was employed to minimize the agglomeration and coarsening of the MNPs. The structural and morphological properties of the as-prepared nanocatalyst ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Photocatalytic Removal of Food Colorant E 131 VF from synthetic wastewater by Cu Doped TiO2 Samples

Malak Ali El Tfayli; Fatima Ali Makki; Mounir Mustapha Kassir; Mouhiaddine Mohamed El Jamal; Azadeh Ebrahimian Pirbazari

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 187-197


  In this work, we studied the effect of various amounts (0.2-1.2 % mole ratio) of Cu doping to TiO2 nanoparticles (Cu/TiO2) on the photocatalytic removal efficiency of the food colorant E 131 VF. Two series of doped TiO2 (P25) photocatalysts were prepared in two different media (50%ethanol-50%acetone ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Synthesis of TiO2/Fe3O4/MWCNT Magnetic and Reusable Nanocomposite with High Photocatalytic Performance in the Removal of Colored Combinations from Water

Ahmad Vakili Tajareh; Hossein Ganjidoust; Bita Ayati

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 198-212


  In this study, TiO2/Fe3O4 and TiO2/Fe3O4/MWCNT as a new magnetic nanophotocatalytic materials were synthesized. For this, TiO2 nanoparticle were fixed on an inert surface by sonochemical method. X-ray Diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), UV-Vis diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS), ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Polysulfone nanocomposite membrane embedded by silanized nanodiamond for removal of humic acid from water

Atefeh Tizchang; Yoones Jafarzadeh; Reza Yegani; Elham Shokri

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 213-226


  In this study, polysulfone (PSf) nanocomposite membranes embedded with functionalized nanodiamond (ND) were prepared via Non-Solvent Induced Phase Separation (NIPS) method. ND nanoparticles were silanized by using the esterification reaction of hydrolyzed vinyltrimethoxysilane (VTS) in alcoholic solution ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Ultrasound assisted electro-Fenton process including Fe-ZSM-5 nanocatalyst for degradation of Phenazopyridine

Mohammad Rostamizadeh; Soorena Gharibian; Samira Rahimi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 227-235


  Pharmaceutical wastewaters have several negative effects on human health. This study reports heterogeneous and ultrasound assisted electro Fenton (HSEF) for efficient degradation of Phenazopyridine (PHP). The high silica zeolite socony mobil–5 (ZSM-5) nanocatalyst is synthesized by hydrothermal ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Removing Sodium Dodecyl Benzene Sulfonate Using a Hybrid Electrocoagulation/Flotation and Photocatalytic System

Mahta Nazari; Bita Ayati

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 236-243


  This study was conducted to evaluate sodium dodecyl benzene sulfonate removal using electrocoagulation/flotation and photocatalytic nano-TiO2 slurry systems. The parameters which are effective on the surfactant removal were investigated and optimized. Electrocoagulation/flotation system included meshed ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Preparation a multi-walled carbon nanotubes-carbon paste electrode based on a sulfanyl phenyl Schiff’s base for selective determination of mercury(II) in environmental water samples

Kamal Alizadeh; Ziba Yaghouby; Azim Shams

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 244-250


  The electrochemical property of a recently synthesized ligand, 3-((3-mercaptophenyl) aminomethyl)benzene-1,2-diol has been investigated with construction of a modified carbon paste electrode to find out of mercury ions in real samples. To modify the electrode, paraffin oil and multi-walled carbon nanotubes ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue using ZnO and 2%Fe-ZnO semiconductor nanomaterials synthesized by sol-gel method: A comparative study

Kalpesh Isai; Vinod Shrivastava

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 251-262


  ZnO and 2%Fe-ZnO nanomaterials were prepared by using a low-cost sol-gel method. The synthesized nanomaterials were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (EDX). The XRD and SEM studies reveal that the synthesized nanomaterials ...  Read More