Metal-Organic-Frameworks (MOFs) for Industrial Wastewater Treatment


Metal-Organic-Frameworks (MOFs) for Industrial Wastewater Treatment

Afzal Ansari, Vasi Uddin Siddiqui, Imran Khan, M. Khursheed Akram, Weqar Ahmad Siddiqi, Anish Khan, Abdullah Mohamed Asiri

Water pollution is one of the most severe problems in the world, which puts the survival and development of human society at risk. Therefore, developing efficient and cost-effective technologies for the removal of water pollutants has become a hot topic. In this chapter, we deal with the different methods of preparation of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and their application in wastewater treatment. The modular structure with a wide variety of MOFs with different active metal sites and organic linkers must prove to be ideal adsorbents or photocatalysts for water purification. In this chapter, current approaches in the extraction and degradation of water pollutants by MOFs are highlighted.

Water Pollutants, Metal-Organic Frameworks, Adsorption, Treatment, Composites

Published online 6/30/2019, 29 pages

Citation: Afzal Ansari, Vasi Uddin Siddiqui, Imran Khan, M. Khursheed Akram, Weqar Ahmad Siddiqi, Anish Khan, Abdullah Mohamed Asiri, Metal-Organic-Frameworks (MOFs) for Industrial Wastewater Treatment, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 53, pp 1-28, 2019


Part of the book on Metal-Organic Framework Composites

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