Dear authors and readers!
We are pleased to inform that the journal Liquid Crystals and their Application is included in Web of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index) and Scopus databases.
Zhidk. krist. ikh prakt. ispol'z. = Liq. Cryst. and their Appl., 2009, 2, 52—59.
Adsorption Properties of Cellulose Modified Carbon Nanosized Particles
N. A. Bagrovskaya, O. V. Alekseeva
Author affiliations Institute of Solution Chemistry, RAS.
Russia 153045 Ivanovo, Akademicheskaya Str., 1. E-mail: email@example.com
Abstract Polymer native cellulose matrix modification was made by impregnation method using carbon nanosized particles. Kinetics and equilibrium of adsorption of Cu(II), Ni(II) and Cd(II) ions on native cellulose and composite materials are studied. It is determined, that modifying of cellulose effectively increases adsorption capacity of an adsorbent for heavy metal ions and reduces the half adsorption period. It was suggested according to IR-spectroscopy data that in the composite material between the polymer and the fullerene there realized Van der Waals interaction.
Keywords: adsorption, cellulose materials, fullerene, metal ions