Research Trends Features for December 2014

Research Trends Features Archive

Review of multifunctional carbon nanotubes in water treatment Review of multifunctional carbon nanotubes in water treatment

This review surveys scientific advances in carbon nanotube (CNT) based water purification technologies, which remove organic, inorganic and biological water pollutants by innovative methods. This leads to a detailed understanding of the environmental fate, transport, and toxicity of CNTs.

Review of forward osmosis niches in seawater desalination and wastewater reuse Review of forward osmosis niches in seawater desalination and wastewater reuse

This review focuses on the present status of forward osmosis (FO) niches in two main areas: seawater desalination and wastewater reuse. Energy, economics, and major challenges of FO systems are assessed, and a novel classification is provided for FO processes in the water industry.