, Volume 60, Issue 6, pp 618–624 | Cite as

Sorption of U(VI) onto TiO2/ZrO2/SiO2 Mesoporous Materials from Sulfate Solutions

  • V. V. Zheleznov
  • V. Yu. Maiorov
  • N. V. Polyakova
  • V. E. Silant’ev
  • T. A. Sokol’nitskayaEmail author
  • Yu. V. Sushkov
  • E. I. Voit


New nanostructured mesoporous materials of the composition TiO2/ZrO2/SiO2 were prepared by the template sol–gel method using a siloxane–acrylate emulsion as a template. The morphology and structure of these materials and their ability to take up U(VI) were studied. The influence of various factors (ZrO2 content, pH of solution) on the sorption properties was studied. The suggested materials allow efficient sorption of U(VI) from sulfate solutions with low U(VI) concentrations and can be used in final purification processes.


sorption uranyl ion composite materials nanostructured titanium oxides 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. V. Zheleznov
    • 1
  • V. Yu. Maiorov
    • 1
  • N. V. Polyakova
    • 1
  • V. E. Silant’ev
    • 1
  • T. A. Sokol’nitskaya
    • 1
  • Yu. V. Sushkov
    • 1
  • E. I. Voit
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Chemistry, Far Eastern BranchRussian Academy of SciencesVladivostokRussia

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