Removal of ethylbenzene from air by graphene quantum dots and multi wall carbon nanotubes in present of UV radiation

Vol 2, Issue 04, Pages 59-70,*** Field:Nano Chemistry

  • Maling Gou Sichuan University and Collaborative Innovation Center for Biotherapy, Chengdu 610041, China
  • baharak bahrami yarahmadi, (corresponding author) Occupational Health Engineering Department, School of Public Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
Keywords: Graphene quantum dots, Multi wall carbon nanotubes, Ethylbenzene, Air removal, UV-radiation, Solid gas removal


Luminescent graphene quantum dots (GQDs) and multi wall carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) as photocatalytic sorbent based on was used for removal of toxic ethylbenzene from air in present of UV-radiation. A novel method based on solid gas removal (SGR) based on GQDs and MWCNTs as an efficient adsorbent was used for ethylbenzene removal from air in Robson quartz tubes (RGT). After synthesized and purified of GQDs and MWCNTs, a system was designed for generation of ethylbenzene in air with difference concentrations, and then the mixture was moved to quartz tubes with UV radiation in optimized conditions. The ethylbenzene in air was absorbed on the 25 mg of GQDs or MWCNTs, desorbed from sorbent at 146oC and determined by GC-FID.

Author Biography

Maling Gou, Sichuan University and Collaborative Innovation Center for Biotherapy, Chengdu 610041, China

Department of Thoracic Oncology, Cancer Center, West China Hospital, Medical School, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China


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How to Cite
Gou, M., & bahrami yarahmadi, baharak. (2019). Removal of ethylbenzene from air by graphene quantum dots and multi wall carbon nanotubes in present of UV radiation. Analytical Methods in Environmental Chemistry Journal, 2(04), 59-70.
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