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    • Ceramic-supported graphene oxide membrane bioreactor for the anaerobic decolorization of azo dyes 

      Amin, Mohammad Shaiful Alam; Stüber, Frank Erich; Giralt Marcé, Jaume; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Fabregat Llangostera, Azael; Font Capafons, Josep (2021-12-22)
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      A continuous compact membrane bioreactor consisted of ceramic-supported graphene oxide membrane (CSGoM) was implemented for the first time for anaerobic biodecolorization of monoazo Acid Orange 7 (AO7), diazo Reactive Black ...
    • Comparative anaerobic decolorization of AZO dyes by carbon-based membrane bioreactor 

      Amin, Mohammad Shaiful Alam; Stüber, Frank Erich; Giralt Marcé, Jaume; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Fabregat Llangostera, Azael; Font Capafons, Josep (2021-04-02)
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      This study used a novel integrated technology of ceramic supported carbon membrane(CSCM) to degrade azo dyes through an anaerobic mixed culture. The CSCM worked simultaneouslyas biofilm support, redox mediator, and nano-filter ...
    • 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 Llangostera, 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 ...
    • Effects of pre-treatments on the lipid extraction and biodiesel production from municipal WWTP sludge 

      Olkiewicz, Magdalena; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Stüber, Frank Erich; Fabregat Llangostera, 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 ...
    • Enhanced degradation of phenol by a fenton-like system (Fe/EDTA/h2 o2) at circumneutral pH 

      Messele, Selamawit Ashagre; Bengoa, Christophe José; Stüber, Frank Erich; Giralt Marcé, Jaume; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Fabregat Llangostera, Azael; Font Capafons, Josep (2019-05-01)
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      This work deals with the degradation of phenol based on the classical Fenton process, which is enhanced by the presence of chelating agents. Several iron-chelating agents such as ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA), ...
    • Evaluation of different sludges from WWTP as a potential source for biodiesel production 

      Olkiewicz, Magdalena; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Stüber, Frank Erich; Fabregat Llangostera, 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 Llangostera, 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 nanoflitration for elimination of tartrazine 

      Escalona, I.; Stüber, Frank Erich; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Bengoa, Christophe José; Fabregat Llangostera, Azael; Font Capafons, Josep (2012)
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    • Flexible semi-amorphous carbon nitride films with outstanding electrochemical stability derived from soluble polymeric precursors 

      Dubov, Oleg; Giralt Marcé, Jaume; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Fabregat Llangostera, Azael; Stüber, Frank Erich; Font Capafons, Josep (Springer, 2022-02-17)
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      Uniform flexible carbon nitride coatings have been synthesized by means of annealing of films, fabricated from soluble triazine-based polymeric precursors. The coatings exhibit fascinating electrochemical stability and ...
    • Hollow fiber liquid membrane: a promising approach for elimination of pharmaceutical compounds from wastewater 

      Farah, Mary; Giralt Marcé, Jaume; Stüber, Frank Erich; Font Capafons, Josep; Fabregat Llagostera, Azael; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín (Elsevier, 2023-12-01)
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      Pharmaceutical compounds present in water pose significant challenges, particularly due to their low concentrations in water streams. Hollow fiber liquid membranes provide a flexible and easily manageable solution, enabling ...
    • 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 Llangostera, 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 ...
    • Intensification of diclofenac removal through supported liquid membrane and ozonation 

      Farah, Mary; Giralt Marcé, Jaume; Stüber, Frank Erich; Font Capafons, Josep; Fabregat Llagostera, Azael; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín (Elsevier, 2024-02-01)
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      Pharmaceutical contaminants are frequently encountered at trace concentrations in various environmental ecosystems. This study introduces a significant approach to water treatment and environmental remediation by combining ...
    • 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 Llangostera, 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 Llangostera, 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 Llangostera, 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 Llangostera, 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 ...
    • Supported liquid membranes for the removal of pharmaceuticals from aqueous solutions 

      Farah, Mary; Giralt Marcé, Jaume; Stüber, Frank Erich; Font Capafons, Josep; Fabregat Llangostera, Azael; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín (2022-10)
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      In the following study, the extraction of three pharmaceutical compounds: Diclofenac (DCF), ibuprofen (IBP), and carbamazepine (CBZ) by liquid-liquid extraction and their transport by supported liquid membrane (SLM) using ...
    • Texture-modified activated carbons as catalysts in biodecolourisation of azo dyes 

      Mezohegyi, Gergo; Gonçalves, Filomena; Órfao, José J.M.; Bengoa, Christophe José; Stüber, Frank Erich; Font Capafons, Josep; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Fabregat Llangostera, Azael (2009)
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      Considerable attention has been focused on the reduction of azo dyes discharged from dyeing, textile and other industries since some of them or their metabolites may cause toxicity. The efficient treatment of these ...
    • Treatment of phenol effuents coupling Fenton's oxidation and nanofiltration 

      Bernat Camí, Xavier; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Bengoa, Christophe José; Stüber, Frank Erich; Fabregat Llangostera, Azael; Font Capafons, Josep (2009)
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    • Trickle bed reactor for the oxidation of phenol over active carbon catalyst 

      Gabbiye, Nigus; Font Capafons, Josep; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Bengoa, Christophe José; Fabregat Llangostera, Azael; Stüber, Frank Erich (2009)
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      The catalytic wet air oxidation of phenol using activated carbon has been performed in a laboratory trickle bed reactor over a wide range of operating variables (PO2, T, FL and Cph,o) and hydrodynamic conditions. The ...