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  • Boron reduction by supported liquid membranes using ALiCY and ALiDEC ionic liquids as carriers 

    Coll Ausió, Mª Teresa; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Sastre Requena, Ana María (2014-04-01)
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    The extraction of boron by liquid-liquid extraction and by supported liquid membranes (SLM) using two ionic liquids, the trioctyl/decylmethylammonium-bis(2,4,4-trimethilpentyl) phosphinate (ALiCY IL) and the trioctyl/dec ...
  • Boron removal from seawater by supported liquid membranes 

    Coll Ausió, Mª Teresa; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Leopold, Agnieszka Ana; Sastre Requena, Ana María (2009)
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    Water covers 70% of the Earth’s surface but, even so water is becoming a scarce resource. In order to achieve the target 7.c of the Millennium Development Goals, to assure potable water for the people without sustainable ...
  • Chloride reduction from brackish water by supported liquid membranes using ionic liquids as carriers 

    Benito, Sergi; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Coll Ausió, Mª Teresa; Sastre Requena, Ana María (2012)
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    The desalinization of the continental waters is one of the actual challenges on supplying water requirements. Water with high contents in salts is inadequate for drinking water and irrigation uses. In the industry this ...
  • Direct liquid-liquid extraction of lipid from municipal sewage sludge for biodiesel production 

    Olkiewicz, Magdalena; Caporgno, Martin Pablo; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Stüber, Frank Erich; Fabregat Llagostera, Azael; Font Capafons, Josep; Bengoa, Christophe José (2014-12-01)
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    Municipal sludge from wastewater treatment plants is a promising lipid feedstock for biodiesel production as it contains a significant amount of lipids. However, the energy necessary to remove its high water content is a ...
  • Effect of phase modifiers on boron removal by solvent extraction using 1,3 diolic compounds 

    Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Coll Ausió, Mª Teresa; Kedari, Chandrashekhar S.; Sastre Requena, Ana María (2014-06)
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    Abstract: BACKGROUND: Among the polyols, 1,3 diols are selective and efficient extractants for boron but significant solubility of these into aqueous solutions restricts their application in large scale separation processes. ...
  • Effects of pre-treatments on the lipid extraction and biodiesel production from municipal WWTP sludge 

    Olkiewicz, Magdalena; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Stüber, Frank Erich; Fabregat Llagostera, Azael; Font Capafons, Josep; Bengoa, Christophe José (2015-02-01)
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    Biodiesel production is currently limited due to high raw material costs. The potential of using sludge from municipal wastewater treatment plants as an alternative lipid feedstock was investigated. Four different types ...
  • Evaluation of different sludges from WWTP as a potential source for biodiesel production 

    Olkiewicz, Magdalena; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Stüber, Frank Erich; Fabregat Llangotera, Azael; Font Capafons, Josep; Bengoa, Christophe José (2012)
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    Biodiesel expansion is currently limited due to high raw material costs for its produc tion. The potential of using sludge from municipal wastewater treatment plants as an alternative lipid feedstock for biodiesel ...
  • Extraction and purification of hydrolytic enzymes from activated sludge 

    Nabarlatz, Debora; Stüber, Frank Erich; Font Capafons, Josep; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Fabregat Llangotera, Azael; Bengoa, Christophe José (2009)
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    A major proportion of the organic matter contained by domestic wastewater is mainly formed by lipids, proteins and carbohydrates. In order to degrade this organic matter, microorganisms produce hydrolytic enzymes like ...
  • Fenton coupled with nanofiltration for elimination of Bisphenol A 

    Escalona, I.; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Stueber, Frank; Bengoa, Christophe José; Fabregat Llangotera, Azael; Font Capafons, Josep (2014-07-15)
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    Bisphenol A (BPA) is a typical Endocrine Disrupting Chemical (EDC), which is potentially harmful during wastewater reclamation. In this study, its degradation during Fenton's process under different operational conditions ...
  • Fenton coupled with nanoflitration for elimination of tartrazine 

    Escalona, I.; Stüber, Frank Erich; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Bengoa, Christophe José; Fabregat Llangotera, Azael; Font Capafons, Josep (2012)
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  • Heterogenization of copper catalyst for the oxidation of phenol, a common contaminant in industrial wastewater 

    Castro Cevallos, Ursula Isabel; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Stueber, Frank; Fabregat Llangotera, Azael; Font Capafons, Josep; Bengoa, Christophe José (2013-07)
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    Advance oxidation process was employed as a pretreat- ment of industrial wastewater. For this purpose, the use of heavy metals as a catalyst is necessary but also complicated because homogeneous catalysts are difficult ...
  • Immobilisation of horseradish peroxidase on Eupergit®C for the enzymatic elimination of phenol 

    Pramparo, Laura; Stüber, Frank Erich; Font Capafons, Josep; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Fabregat Llangotera, Azael; Bengoa, Christophe José (2010-05-15)
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    In this study, three different approaches for the covalent immobilisation of the horseradish peroxidase (HRP) onto epoxy-activated acrylic polymers (Eupergit®C) were explored for the first time, direct HRP binding to the ...
  • Ionic liquids as a carrier for chloride reduction from brackish water using hollow fiber renewal liquid membrane 

    Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Coll Ausió, Mª Teresa; Sastre Requena, Ana María (2014-06-16)
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    High concentration of chloride ions in continental water is a great problem for the exploitation of these natural resources. In industry, the use of this water involves additional conditioning steps. For drinking water and ...
  • Les noves tecnologies en el tractament i la valorització de fangs. Informe de síntesi 

    Obis, Josep M.; Moragas, L.; Moliner, Marc; Chornet, Esteban; Elías Castells, Xavier; Mata-Álvarez, Joan; Llorens, Joan; Torres, Ricard; Martín, Maria; Torrens, Esther; Stüber, Frank; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Fabregat Llagostera, Azael; Bengoa, Christophe José; Font, Josep; Flotats Ripoll, Xavier; Sanchez Ferrer, Antoni; Freixes, Antoni (Agència Catalana de l'Aigua, 2007)
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    Aquesta reunió de treball (workshop) es realitzà com una activitat complementària de les III Jornades Tècniques, amb l’objectiu d’abordar les noves tecnologies en el tractament i la valorització de fangs i disposar ...
  • Mathematical modeling of cadmium(II) solvent extraction from neutral and acidic chloride media using Cyanex 

    Leopold, Agnieszka Ana; Coll Ausió, Mª Teresa; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Rathore, Narendra Singh; Sastre Requena, Ana María (Elsevier, 2010-07-29)
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    This paper describes experimental work and the mathematical modeling of solvent extraction of cadmium( II) from neutral and acidic aqueous chloride media with a Cyanex 923 extractant in Exxol D-100. Solvent extraction ...
  • Mathematical modelling of neodymium, terbium and dysprosium solvent extraction from chloride media using methyl-tri(octyl/decyl)ammonium oleate ionic liquid as extractant 

    Obón Estrada, Eleonora; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Coll Ausió, Mª Teresa; Sastre Requena, Ana María (Elsevier, 2017-11)
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    This paper collects experimental data and mathematical modelling of Nd(III), Tb(III) and Dy(III) solvent extraction with an ionic liquid prepared from Aliquat 336 (Methyl-tri(octyl/decyl)ammonium chloride) and Oleic Acid ...
  • Performance comparison of torus and magnetically-stirred reactor for the enzymatic elimination of phenol 

    Pramparo, Laura; Stüber, Frank Erich; Font Capafons, Josep; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Fabregat Llangotera, Azael; Bengoa, Christophe José (2009)
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    The goal of this work is the comparison of the performances of a torus and a stirred reactor for the enzymatic elimination of phenol. High degrees of conversion were obtained in both reactors for the three initial ...
  • Performance of sludge based catalysts in catalytic wet oxidation of phenol 

    Marques, Rita R.N.; Font Capafons, Josep; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Bengoa, Christophe José; Fabregat Llangotera, Azael; Stüber, Frank Erich (2009)
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    The catalytic potential of sludge based materials produced by steam or CO2 activation from non treated dewatered raw sludge or dewatered mesophilic anaerobically digested sludge were tested in the oxidation of phenol. ...
  • Phenol degradation by heterogeneous Fenton-like reaction using Fe supported over activated carbon 

    Messele, S. A.; Stüber, Frank Erich; Bengoa, Christophe José; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Fabregat Llangotera, Azael; Font Capafons, Josep (2012)
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    The main objective of the work is to prepare catalysts based on iron supported over activated carbon (AC) and to test its activity for catalytic wet peroxide oxidation (CWPO) of phenol in a batch system. The catalysts were ...
  • Sewage sludge based catalysts for catalytic wet air oxidation of phenol: preparation, characterisation and catalytic performance 

    Graham, N.J.D.; Fowler, G.D.; Marques, Rita R. N; Stüber, Frank Erich; Smith, K.M; Fabregat Llangotera, Azael; Bengoa, Christophe José; Font Capafons, Josep; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Pullket, S. (2011-01)
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    In this study the use of novel CWAO catalysts, namely potentially low cost, sewage sludge derived activated carbons was explored. Two types of municipal sludge were used: dewatered raw filter cake and dewatered mesophilic ...