Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 127–132 | Cite as

Multi-component ion exchange kinetics with PAN-KCoFC composite ion exchanger

  • Jei-Kwon Moon
  • Eil-Hee Lee
  • Yoon-Ju Han
  • Byung-Chul Lee
  • Hyung-Tae Kim


An ion exchange kinetic study was performed using PAN-KCoFC for removal of cesium ion from mixed solution of Cs, Sr, Ni and Ba ions. Uptake curves were obtained for a multi-component ion exchange system as well as binary system. A PAN-KCoFC composite ion exchanger showed higher selectivity for Cs ion over the Sr, Ba, Ni ions. A homogeneous model could predict accurately the uptake curve for both the binary and multi-component systems. Solid phase effective pore diffusivities obtained by modeling ranged between 10−5 cm2/min and 10−6 cm2/min.

Key words

Composite Ion Exchanger Ion Exchange Kinetics Cesium Ion Radionuclides PAN KCoFC 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jei-Kwon Moon
    • 1
  • Eil-Hee Lee
    • 1
  • Yoon-Ju Han
    • 1
  • Byung-Chul Lee
    • 2
  • Hyung-Tae Kim
    • 3
  1. 1.Korea Atomic Energy Research InstituteHannam UniversityDaejeonKorea
  2. 2.Dept. of Chemical EngineeringHannam UniversityDaejeonKorea
  3. 3.Korean Research Institute of Chemical TechnologyDaejeonKorea

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