Chapter 3.7. Nanostructures in Separation

  1. Professor Dr. Carlos A. M. Afonso7 and
  2. Professor Dr. João G. Crespo8
  1. Costas Tsouris1,
  2. Jeremy Noonan2,
  3. Tung-Yu Ying3,
  4. Ching-Ju Chin4,
  5. Sotira Yiacoumi2,
  6. Karsten Gloe5,
  7. Bianca Antonioli5,
  8. Kerstin Gloe5 and
  9. Holger Stephan6

Published Online: 9 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527606602.ch3g

Green Separation Processes: Fundamentals and Applications

Green Separation Processes: Fundamentals and Applications

How to Cite

Tsouris, C., Noonan, J., Ying, T.-Y., Chin, C.-J., Yiacoumi, S., Gloe, K., Antonioli, B., Gloe, K. and Stephan, H. (2005) Nanostructures in Separation, in Green Separation Processes: Fundamentals and Applications (eds C. A. M. Afonso and J. G. Crespo), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527606602.ch3g

Editor Information

  1. 7

    CQFM, Department of Chemical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal

  2. 8

    REQUIMTE/CQFB, Department of Chemistry, FCT/Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Campus da Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal

Author Information

  1. 1

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory, P.O. Box 2008, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6181, USA

  2. 2

    Georgia Institute of Technology, 311 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0512, USA

  3. 3

    Los Alamos Laboratory, Mail stop: J580, ESA-AET, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA

  4. 4

    Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan, R.O.C

  5. 5

    TU Dresden, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, 01062 Dresden, Germany

  6. 6

    Research Center Rossendorf, Insitute of Bioinorganic and Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry, 01314 Dresden, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 25 MAY 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527309856

Online ISBN: 9783527606603



  • nanostructures in separation;
  • functionalized magnetic particles;
  • theory of magnetic separations;
  • dendrimers


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Functionalized Magnetic Particles

    • Introduction

    • Examples of Functionalized Magnetic Particles in Separations

    • Theory of Magnetic Separations

    • High-gradient Magnetic Separation Modeling

  • Dendrimers

    • Introduction

    • Dendrimers – Promising Reagents for Separation Processes

    • Examples of Dendrimers in Separation Processes

    • Conclusions and Future Prospects