Enhanced water purification: a single atom makes a difference

Tom Stewart, Daniel Trudell, Todd Alam, Christian Andre Ohlin, Christian Lawler, William Casey, Stephen Jett, May Nyman

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an effective specie for neutralization and coagulation of anionic contaminants in water. In this study, we compare efficacy of the aluminum Keggin-ion to the analogues containing a single Gaatom or single Ge-atom (GaAl12 and GeAl12, respectively) substituted into the center of the polycation in water-treatment studies. We investigated removal of bacteriophage (model viruses), Cryptosporidium, dissolved organic carbon (DOC), and turbidity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5416 - 5422
Number of pages7
JournalEnvironmental Science & Technology
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

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