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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 ...
    • Comparison of Cyanex 272 and Cyanex 572 for the separation of Neodymium froma Nd/Tb/Dy mixture by pertraction 

      Pavón Regaña, Sandra; Kutucu, Merve; Coll Ausió, Mª Teresa; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Sastre Requena, Ana María (2017-09-29)
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      Recovering Nd(III) from wastemagnets is an alternative method to satisfy the increasing demand for this metal. For this reason, the separation of Nd from a mixture containing Nd/Tb/Dy in chloride media using Cyanex 272 and ...
    • Counter-current separation of cobalt(II)–nickel(II) from aqueous sulphate media with a mixture of Primene JMT-Versatic 10 diluted in kerosene 

      Belhadj, Nadia; Benabdallah, Tayeb; Coll Ausió, Mª Teresa; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Hadj Youcef, Mohammed; Sastre Requena, Ana María (2019-02-27)
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      This work claims the use of the mixture of Primene®JMT-Versatic 10 [HJMT+·Versatic-] IL diluted in Kerosene as an extractant for cobalt/nickel separation from sulphate media by solvent extraction technique, its application ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 Llagostera, 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 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 ...
    • Experimental and modelling studies of neodymium solvent extraction from chloride media with methyl-tri(octyl/decyl)ammonium oleate ionic liquid diluted in kerosene 

      Obón Estrada, Eleonora; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Coll Ausió, Mª Teresa; Sastre Requena, Ana María (Elsevier, 2017-12-01)
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      A study of the solvent extraction process of Nd(III) from chloride solutions has been carried out using an ionic liquid (AliOle) prepared from Aliquat 336 (Methyl-tri(octyl/decyl)ammonium chloride) and Oleic Acid. The IL ...
    • 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 ...
    • Fast aqueous biodegradation of highly-volatile organic compounds in a novel anaerobic reaction setup 

      Garcia Martinez, Yonhara; Chirinos, Judith; Bengoa, Christophe José; Stüber, Frank; Font Capafons, Josep; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Fabregat Llagostera, Azael (2018-11-01)
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      The present work explores the biodegradation of some emerging pollutants (EPs) in an anaerobic slowly-agitated up-flow packed-bed reactor (USPBR) filled with biological activated carbon (BAC). Chlorobenzene (CB) and ...
    • 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 ...
    • Improved rare earth elements recovery from fluorescent lamp wastes applying supported liquid membranes to the leaching solutions 

      Pavón Regaña, Sandra; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Coll Ausió, Mª Teresa; Sastre Requena, Ana María (2019-10-01)
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      Due to the continuously growing demand of rare earths in advanced technologies, end-of-life fluorescent lamps may become feasible rare earth elements (REEs) raw materials, reducing thus their supply risk. Considering acid ...
    • 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 ...