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Title: Temperature Dependence of Uranium and Vanadium Adsorption on Amidoxime-Based Adsorbents in Natural Seawater

Abstract

The apparent enthalpy and entropy of the complexation of uranium (VI) and vanadium (V) with amidoxime ligands grafted onto polyethylene fiber was determined using time series measurements of adsorption capacities in natural seawater at three different temperatures. The complexation of uranium was highly endothermic, while the complexation of vanadium showed minimal temperature sensitivity. Amidoxime-based polymeric adsorbents exhibit significantly increased uranium adsorption capacities and selectivity in warmer waters.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [4];  [2];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [5]
  1. Marine Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Sequim WA 98382 USA
  2. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge TN 37831 USA
  3. Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley CA 94720 USA
  4. Department of Chemistry, University of Idaho, Moscow ID 83844 USA
  5. Rosensteil School of Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry, University of Miami, Miami FL 33149 USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE)
OSTI Identifier:
1421330
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-126070
Journal ID: ISSN 2365-6549; AF5855000
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Chemistry Select
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 3; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 2365-6549
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
uranium; vanadium; seawater; seawater extraction; Marine Sciences Laboratory; amidoxime; amidoxime-based adsorbents

Citation Formats

Kuo, Li-Jung, Gill, Gary A., Tsouris, Costas, Rao, Linfeng, Pan, Horng-Bin, Wai, Chien M., Janke, Christopher J., Strivens, Jonathan E., Wood, Jordana R., Schlafer, Nicholas, and D'Alessandro, Evan K. Temperature Dependence of Uranium and Vanadium Adsorption on Amidoxime-Based Adsorbents in Natural Seawater. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1002/slct.201701895.
Kuo, Li-Jung, Gill, Gary A., Tsouris, Costas, Rao, Linfeng, Pan, Horng-Bin, Wai, Chien M., Janke, Christopher J., Strivens, Jonathan E., Wood, Jordana R., Schlafer, Nicholas, & D'Alessandro, Evan K. Temperature Dependence of Uranium and Vanadium Adsorption on Amidoxime-Based Adsorbents in Natural Seawater. United States. doi:10.1002/slct.201701895.
Kuo, Li-Jung, Gill, Gary A., Tsouris, Costas, Rao, Linfeng, Pan, Horng-Bin, Wai, Chien M., Janke, Christopher J., Strivens, Jonathan E., Wood, Jordana R., Schlafer, Nicholas, and D'Alessandro, Evan K. Tue . "Temperature Dependence of Uranium and Vanadium Adsorption on Amidoxime-Based Adsorbents in Natural Seawater". United States. doi:10.1002/slct.201701895.
@article{osti_1421330,
title = {Temperature Dependence of Uranium and Vanadium Adsorption on Amidoxime-Based Adsorbents in Natural Seawater},
author = {Kuo, Li-Jung and Gill, Gary A. and Tsouris, Costas and Rao, Linfeng and Pan, Horng-Bin and Wai, Chien M. and Janke, Christopher J. and Strivens, Jonathan E. and Wood, Jordana R. and Schlafer, Nicholas and D'Alessandro, Evan K.},
abstractNote = {The apparent enthalpy and entropy of the complexation of uranium (VI) and vanadium (V) with amidoxime ligands grafted onto polyethylene fiber was determined using time series measurements of adsorption capacities in natural seawater at three different temperatures. The complexation of uranium was highly endothermic, while the complexation of vanadium showed minimal temperature sensitivity. Amidoxime-based polymeric adsorbents exhibit significantly increased uranium adsorption capacities and selectivity in warmer waters.},
doi = {10.1002/slct.201701895},
journal = {Chemistry Select},
issn = {2365-6549},
number = 2,
volume = 3,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {1}
}

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