Role of Quantum Dots in Separation Processes


Role of Quantum Dots in Separation Processes

Neelam Verma, Rajni Sharma, Mohsen Asadnia

Quantum dots (QDs), the fluorescent nanoparticles with multiplexing competency are applicable in broad range of fields. The application of QDs in separation processes is a relatively new approach, still presenting the spectacular advancement and wider future scope. The unique features of QDs endorse their use in wastewater treatment, chromatographic separation and heavy metal remediation. QDs also assist the separation of biomarkers, pathogens and tumor cells for biomedical applications. These tiny particles possess tremendous potential to deal with bigger global issues such as water desalination and early cancer diagnosis. To the best of our knowledge, it is the first most report summarizing the QDs uses for multiple separation processes.

Quantum Dots, Magnetic Separation, Wastewater, Cancer, Membrane

Published online 2/1/2020, 29 pages

Citation: Neelam Verma, Rajni Sharma, Mohsen Asadnia, Role of Quantum Dots in Separation Processes, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 96, pp 251-279, 2021


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