[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: 2012) Distribution pattern of eight heavy metals in the outer and inner tissues of ten commonly used vegetables, makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of all the information (the "Content") contained in the publications on our platform. However, Taylor & Francis, our agents, and our licensors make no representations or warranties whatsoever as to the accuracy, completeness, or suitability for any purpose of the Content. Any opinions and views expressed in this publication are the opinions and views of the authors, and are not the views of or endorsed by Taylor & Francis. The accuracy of the Content should not be relied upon and should be independently verified with primary sources of information. Taylor and Francis shall not be liable for any losses, actions, claims, proceedings, demands, costs, expenses, damages, and other liabilities whatsoever or howsoever caused arising directly or indirectly in connection with, in relation to or arising out of the use of the Content. This article may be used for research, teaching, and private study purposes. Any substantial or systematic reproduction, redistribution, reselling, loan, sub-licensing, systematic supply, or distribution in any form to anyone is expressly forbidden. Terms & Conditions of access and use can be found at
International Journal of Food Properties 01/2012; 156:1212-1219. · 0.91 Impact Factor
[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) have received increasing attention in recent years due to their prominent applications in consumer electronics and they may also reduce our dependence on oil, by their use in electric vehicles (EVs). This paper selectively reviews the existing recycling technologies for treating the spent LIBs in order to recover the valuable products and an illustration of combined recycling processes is presented. The primary LIBs contain toxic materials which may lead to thermal runaway and exothermic reactions. Hence an emphasis has been placed on the safety tests that need to be monitored in these batteries especially their use in hybrid EVs. All types of physical, chemical, biological and electrochemical methods have been reviewed with respect to recovery of some valuable metals such as cobalt, nickel, manganese, etc. The article concludes with a recent investigation of the recovery of valuable metals from spent batteries in the form of nanomaterials and its implications for the future. A brief discussion about the cost of LIBs and its patent publications have been done in order to assess the scope of LIBs’ applications in EVs.
[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy was used to measure the charge transfer resistance of the reaction: Fe 3+ + e -= Fe 2+ and electrical double layer capacitance on pyrite electrodes of different origin both freshly polished and conditioned in the solutions of several surface active substances which may be used as potential inhibitors of the oxidation of pyrite. The following substances were used for conditioning of the pyrite samples: sodium dodecylsulfate (SDS), sodium oleate (NaOL), n-octanol (n-OA), dodecyltrimethylammonium chloride (CTACl), 2-mercaptobenzthiazole (MBT) and bis(2-etylhexyl) phosphate (D2EHP). The highest degree of adsorption, and the highest increase in the charge transfer resistance was observed for MBT, NaOL and D2EHP. Those compounds can be used as inhibitors of the pyrite oxidation.
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