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dc.contributor.author Kumar, Neeraj
dc.contributor.author Fosso-Kankeu, E
dc.contributor.author Ray, Suprakas S
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-12T06:56:52Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-12T06:56:52Z
dc.date.issued 2019-05
dc.identifier.citation Kumar, N., Fosso-Kankeu, E. & Ray, S.S. 2019. Achieving Controllable MoS2 Nanostructures with Increased Interlayer Spacing for Efficient Removal of Pb(II) from Aquatic Systems. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, vol. ;11, no 21, pp. 19141-19155 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1944-8244
dc.identifier.issn https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b03853
dc.identifier.issn https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsami.9b03853
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/11069
dc.description Copyright: 2019. American Chemical Society. This is an abstract. The definitive version of the work is published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Vol. 11, no. 21, pp. 19141-19155 en_US
dc.description.abstract The development of new synthesis approaches for MoS2 is necessary to achieve controlled morphologies and unique physicochemical properties that can improve its efficiency in particular applications. Herein, a facile one-step hydrothermal route is proposed to prepare controllable MoS2 micro/nanostructures with an increased interlayer using sodium diethyldithiocarbamate trihydrate as the new S source at different pH values. To investigate the morphology, chemical composition, and structure of the MoS2 micro/nanostructures, various characterization techniques were used. The obtained microrods, microspheres, and microrods with hairlike structures (denoted as MoS2-N-H) were composed of MoS2 nanosheets with increased interlayer spacing (~1.0 nm) and utilized for the removal of Pb(II) from aquatic systems. Among the structures, MoS2-N-H demonstrated the highest adsorption capacity (303.04 mg/g) for Pb(II) due to the existence of -S/–C/–N/–O-comprised functional groups on its surface, which led to strong Pb–S complexation and electrostatic attractions. The uptake of Pb(II) onto MoS2-N-H followed pseudo-second-order kinetics and Freundlich isotherm. To evaluate its practical applicability, the adsorbent was employed in real mine water analysis; it was found that MoS2-N-H could adsorb almost 100% of the Pb(II) ions in the presence of various coexisting ions. Additionally, after Pb(II) adsorption, MoS2-N-H was transformed into PbMoO4-xSx spindlelike nanostructures, which were further used for photodegradation of an antibiotic, viz., ciprofloxacin (CIP), to avoid secondary environment waste. Thus, this investigation provides an effective one-pot approach to fabricate controllable MoS2 micro/nanostructures with increased interlayer spacing for water treatment. The utility of these nanostructures in related supercapacitor/battery applications may also be envisaged because of their unique structural properties. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher American Chemical Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Workflow;22475
dc.relation.ispartofseries Workflow;22475
dc.subject Ciprofloxacin en_US
dc.subject Lead adsorption en_US
dc.subject MoS2 nanostructure en_US
dc.subject Photocatalysis en_US
dc.subject Secondary waste en_US
dc.subject Water purification en_US
dc.title Achieving Controllable MoS2 Nanostructures with Increased Interlayer Spacing for Efficient Removal of Pb(II) from Aquatic Systems en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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