10. Use of Metal Nanoparticles in Environmental Cleanup

  1. Sharmila M. Mukhopadhyay
  1. Sushil R. Kanel1,
  2. Chunming Su2,
  3. Upendra Patel3 and
  4. Abinash Agrawal4

Published Online: 31 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118114063.ch10

Nanoscale Multifunctional Materials: Science and Applications

Nanoscale Multifunctional Materials: Science and Applications

How to Cite

Kanel, S. R., Su, C., Patel, U. and Agrawal, A. (2011) Use of Metal Nanoparticles in Environmental Cleanup, in Nanoscale Multifunctional Materials: Science and Applications (ed S. M. Mukhopadhyay), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118114063.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Center for Nanoscale Multifunctional Materials, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Systems and Engineering Management, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio, USA

  2. 2

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Ada, Oklahoma, USA

  3. 3

    Dr. Jivraj Mehta Institute of Technology, Gujarat, India

  4. 4

    Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470508916

Online ISBN: 9781118114063

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Keywords:

  • metal nanoparticles in cleanup;
  • zero-valent iron nanoparticles (INPs);
  • INPs, in novel in situ groundwater remediation methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: Zero-Valent Iron Nanoparticles (INPs) in the Environment

  • Uses of INPs in Environmental Remediation

  • Fate and Transport of INPs in Porous Media

  • Bimetallic Nanoparticles

  • Summary and Future Prospective