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Synthesis and characterization of iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles

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Mobility of interacting inorganic nanoparticles

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Investigation of magnetite Fe3O4 nanoparticles for magnetic hyperthermia

References 1. Berry, C. C., & Curtis, A. S. G. (2003). Functionalisation of magnetic nanoparticles for applications in biomedicine. J. Phys. D-Appl. Phys., 36(13), 198-206. 2. Subramanian, M., Miaskowski, A., Pearce, G., & Dobson, J. (2016). A coil system for real-time magnetic fluid hyperthermia microscopy studies. Int. J. Hyperthermia, 32(2), 112-120. 3. Chudzik, B., Miaskowski, A., Surowiec, Z., Czernel, G., Duluk, T., Marczuk, M., & Gagoś, M. (2016). Effectiveness of magnetic fl uid hyperthermia against

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Silver nanoparticle accumulation by aquatic organisms – neutron activation as a tool for the environmental fate of nanoparticles tracing

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A Monte Carlo study on dose enhancement and photon contamination production by various nanoparticles in electron mode of a medical linac

References 1. McMahon, S., Mendenhall, M., & Jain, S. (2008). Radiotherapy in the presence of contrast agents: a general figure of merit and its application to gold nanoparticles. Phys. Med. Biol ., 53 (20), 5635–5651. DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/53/20/005. 2. Ghasemi, M. R., Zafarghandi, M., & Raisali, G. (2010). Monte Carlo simulation of dose absorption of nano-particles-labeled tissues used in x-ray microbeam radiation therapy. J. Nucl. Sci. Technol ., 50 (4), 37–47. 3. Cho, S. (2005). Estimation of tumour dose enhancement due to gold

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Influence of annealing temperature on structural and magnetic properties of MnFe2O4 nanoparticles

-Patkowska, A., & Zawadzki, W. (2012). Preparation, characterization and catalytic activity of palladium nanoparticles embedded in the mesoporous silica matrices. World J. Nano Sci. Eng. , 2 , 117–125. . 4. Sahoo, B., Sahu, S. K., Nayak, S., Dharaa, D., & Pramanik, P. (2012). Fabrication of magnetic mesoporous manganese ferrite nanocomposites as efficient catalyst for degradation of dye pollutants. Catal. Sci. Technol ., 2 , 1367–1374. DOI: 10.1039/c2cy20026k. 5. Kumar, C. S. S. R., & Mohammad, F. (2011). Magnetic

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Preparation and anatomical distribution study of 67Ga-alginic acid nanoparticles for SPECT purposes in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

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PALS investigations of matrix Vycor glass doped with molecules of luminescent dye and silver nanoparticles. Discrepancies from the ETE model

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Synthesis and evaluation of radiolabeled, folic acid-PEG conjugated, amino silane coated magnetic nanoparticles in tumor bearing Balb/C mice

References 1. Ting-Jung, C., Tsan-Hwang, C., Chiao-Y un, C., Sodio, C., & Hsu, N. (2009). Targeted herceptin-dextran iron oxide nanoparticles for noninvasive imaging of HER2/neu receptors using MRI. J. Biol. Inorg. Chem ., 14 , 253–260. DOI: 10.1007/s00775-008-0445-9. 2. Brannon-Peppas, L., & Blanchette, J. O. (2012). Nanoparticle and targeted systems for cancer therapy. J. Adv. Drug Deliv. Rev ., 64 , 206–212. DOI: 10.1016/j.addr.2012.09.033. 3. Guo, M., Que, C., Wang, C., Liu, X., Yan, H., & Liu, K. (2011). Multifunctional

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Chemical reduction of nitrate by zerovalent iron nanoparticles adsorbed radiation-grafted copolymer matrix


This research specifically focused on the development of a novel methodology to reduce excess nitrate in drinking water utilizing zerovalent iron nanoparticles (nZVI)-stabilized radiation-grafted copolymer matrix. nZVI was synthesized by borohydrate reduction of FeCl3 and stabilized on acrylic acid (AAc)-grafted non-woven polyethylene/polypropylene (NWPE/PP-g-AAc) copolymer matrix, which was grafted using gamma radiation. The use of nZVI for environmental applications is challenging because of the formation of an oxide layer rapidly in the presence of oxygen. Therefore, radiation-grafted NWPE/PP synthetic fabric was used as the functional carrier to anchor nZVI and enhance its spreading and stability. The chemical reduction of nitrate by nZVI-adsorbed NWPE/PP-g-AAc (nZVI-Ads-NWP) fabric was examined in batch experiments at different pH values. At low pH values, the protective layers on nZVI particles can be readily dissolved, exposing the pure iron particles for efficient chemical reduction of nitrate. After about 24 h, at pH 3, almost 96% of nitrate was degraded, suggesting that this reduction process is an acid-driven, surface-mediated process. The nZVI-water interface has been characterized by the 1-pK Basic Stern Model (BSM). An Eley-Rideal like mechanism well described the nitrate reduction kinetics. In accordance with green technology, the newly synthesized nZVI-Ads-NWP has great potential for improving nitrate reduction processes required for the drinking water industry.

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