Zinc based metal–organic framework for nickel adsorption in water and wastewater samples by ultrasound assisted-dispersive-micro solid phase extraction coupled to electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry

Volume 3, Issue 04, Pages 5-16, Dec 2020 *** Field: Environmental Chemistry

  • Negar Motakef kazemi, (*Corresponding Author) Department of Medical Nanotechnology, Faculty of Advanced Sciences and Technology, Tehran Medical Sciences, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
Keywords: Metal–organic framework, Nickel, Adsorption, Dispersive- micro solid phase extraction, Water sample, Electro thermal atomic absorption spectrometry


In this research, Zn2(BDC)2(DABCO) metal–organic framework (MOF) as a solid phase was used for separation and preconcentration toxic nickel ions (Ni) from water samples by ultrasound assisted-dispersive-micro solid phase extraction coupled to electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry (USA-D-μ-SPE/ET-AAS). The MOF nanostructure was characterized by field emission-scanning electron microscope (FE-SEM) and transmission electron microscopey (TEM) for presentation of morphology and size of MOF synthesis. By procedure, 25 mg of Zn2(BDC)2(DABCO) as MOF adsorbent was added to 25 mL of water samples and then, Ni ions chemically adsorbed based on dative bonding of nitrogen in DABCO (1,4-diazabicyclo [2.2. 2]octane); N2(C2H4)3) at pH=8. The adsorbent was separated from liquid phase by syringe cellulose acetate filters (SCAF, 0.2 μm) and Ni ions back extracted from MOF adsorbent before determined by ET-AAS.  The maximum recovery of MOF for nickel ions as a physically and chemically adsorption was obtained 34.6% and 98.8% at pH=3 and 8, respectively.


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Motakef kazemi, N. (2020). Zinc based metal–organic framework for nickel adsorption in water and wastewater samples by ultrasound assisted-dispersive-micro solid phase extraction coupled to electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry. Analytical Methods in Environmental Chemistry Journal, 3(04), 5-16. https://doi.org/10.24200/amecj.v3.i04.123
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