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Acta Phys. Chim. Sin.  2015, Vol. 31 Issue (Suppl): 95-100    DOI: 10.3866/PKU.WHXB2014Ac13
Preparation of Carbon Aerogels and Adsorption of Uranium(VI) from Aqueous Solution
GU Ze-Xing1, TU Chang-Neng2, WANG Yun1, YANG Ji-Jun1, LIU Ning1, LIAO Jia-Li1, YANG Yuan-You1, TANG Jun1
1 Key Laboratory of Radiation Physics and Technology of Ministry of Education, Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064, P. R. China;
2 Sichuan Xinshun Mining Co. Ltd., Chengdu 610041, P. R. China
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Carbon aerogels were prepared, using a freeze-drying method, from graphene oxide (GO) and carbon nanotube (CNT) hybrid hydrogels. The resulting aerogels were characterized using scanning electron microscopy and Fourier-transformed infrared spectroscopy. The adsorption of U(VI) on the GO-CNT aerogels was studied as a function of solid dosage, pH value, initial concentration, and contact time. The results showed that GO-CNT aerogels have high uranium(VI) removal capacities, and are promising sorbents.

Key wordsGraphene/carbon nanotube      Hydrogel      Aerogel      Adsorption      Uranium(VI)     
Published: 19 March 2015
MSC2000:  O647  

The project was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (91226108, 11274234).

Corresponding Authors: TANG Jun, TU Chang-Neng     E-mail:;
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GU Ze-Xing, TU Chang-Neng, WANG Yun, YANG Ji-Jun, LIU Ning, LIAO Jia-Li, YANG Yuan-You, TANG Jun. Preparation of Carbon Aerogels and Adsorption of Uranium(VI) from Aqueous Solution. Acta Phys. Chim. Sin., 2015, 31(Suppl): 95-100.

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