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Introduction

  • Rasel Das
Chapter
Part of the Carbon Nanostructures book series (CARBON)

Abstract

Water pollution has become one of the major twenty-first century problems. Therefore, pollutants in wastewater are necessary to attenuate through various processes. But classical wastewater treatment methods have been facing a range of limitations as they are operationally intensives and depend on large system which urges high capital costs cum engineering expertise. Very recently, carbon nanotube (CNT) has been introduced to improve classical wastewater treatment methods. This chapter summarizes the uses of CNT either as water purification material by themselves or along with other materials as nanocomposite for water treatment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Leibniz Institute for Surface EngineeringLeipzigGermany

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