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dc.contributor.authorSilva, Pedro Dinis Torrespt_PT
dc.description.abstractEthinyl Estradiol is a synthetic estrogen used worldwide in contraception pills. This compound has been shown to negatively impact wildlife in numerous ways most notably inducing fish feminization. Ethinyl Estradiol concentration has been increasing in water matrices in the last decades as result of higher usage and deficient elimination in Wastewater Treatment Plants. In this work, Supported Ionic Liquids (SILs) were studied as potential Ethinyl Estradiol adsorbents. Kinetic models and Isotherms were used to compare the best performing SIL, [Si][N3118]Cl, with Activated Carbon. [Si][N3118]Cl maximum adsorption capacity was determined to be lower than that of Activated Carbon, 44.81 mg/g and 52.41 mg/g respectively, but the SIL showed better potentiality for commercial use due to faster EE2 adsorption, reaching equilibrium in 5 min in contrast with Activated Carbon which took 360 min.pt_PT
dc.relationinfo:eu-repo/grantAgreement/FCT/9471 - RIDTI/PTDC%2FBTA-BTA%2F31106%2F2017/PTpt_PT
dc.subjectEthinyl estradiolpt_PT
dc.subjectEndocrine disruptorpt_PT
dc.subjectEnvironmental contaminationpt_PT
dc.subjectSupported ionic liquidspt_PT
dc.titleRemoção de Etinilestradiol utilizando líquidos iónicos suportados como adsorventespt_PT
dc.description.versionNot Publishedpt_PT
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