Method of removing arsenic from a liquid

Muataz A. Hussien, AM Fard, Tarik Rhadfi, H Preud'homme, MK Khraisheh, Nidal Hilal

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A method for removing arsenic from a liquid includes adding a two-dimensional metal carbide adsorbent to the liquid to adsorb the arsenic from the liquid. The two-dimensional metal carbide adsorbent can include at least one MXene, having the formula M n+ 1 X n, where n= 1, 2 or 3, where M is an early transition metal, such as scandium (Sc), titanium (Ti), vanadium (V), chromium (Cr), yttrium (Y), zirconium (Zr), niobium (Nb), molybdenum (Mo) or the like, and X is either carbon or nitrogen. The MXene may be Ti 3 C 2.
Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalUS Patent App
StatePublished - Jan 17 2019


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