MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 67, 2016International Symposium on Materials Application and Engineering (SMAE 2016)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Chapter 6 Materials Science|
|Published online||29 July 2016|
Fabrication of Chitosan-complexed Electrode and Evaluation of Its Efficiency in Removal of Copper Ion from Aqueous Solution
1 Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, Chungnam National University, 220 Gung-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejon 34134, Republic of Korea
2 Hydrogen Energy Research Center, Korea Institute of Energy Research, 71-2 Jang-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34129, Republic of Korea
In this study, we fabricated chitosan/PVA/activated carbon complexed electrode to remove copper ion from aqueous solution. The prepared composite electrode was analyzed by BET and SEM to investigate its physicochemical properties. Electrochemical properties of prepared composite electrodes were analyzed via cyclic voltammetry. Adsorption performance of copper ion on chitosan composite complexed electrodes was evaluated. Almost similar pore size distribution results were observed in the series of ACP not included electrodes while observed differences in pore size distribution for the ACP included one. Cyclic voltammetry results exhibited that oxidation-reduction reaction does not occur in a potential range of -1.0 ~ 1.0 V. The amount of copper ion during adsroption reaction is increase according to increase of adsorption potential to 1.0 V.
Key words: Chitosan / PVA / Activated carbon / Electrode / Electrosorption
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2016
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