Preparation of poly(4-vinylpyridine)-functionalized magnetic Al-MOF for the removal of naproxen from aqueous solution.


Gansu Key Laboratory for Environmental Pollution Prediction and Control, College of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, 730000, China. Electronic address: [Email]


In this work, a novel poly(4-vinylpyridine)-functionalized magnetic Al-MOF (Al-MOF-Fe3O4@P4VP) was synthesized successfully as an adsorbent for the adsorption of naproxen from aqueous solution. The resulting adsorbent was characterized with scanning electron microscopy (SEM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), X-ray diffraction (XRD), Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy, vibrating sample magnetometer (VSM), BET surface area and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS). Al-MOF-Fe3O4@P4VP had high surface area (123.68 m2/g), porous structure, rough surface and magnetic property. The maximum adsorption capacity of Al-MOF-Fe3O4@P4VP for naproxen could reach up to 31.67 mg/g and the adsorption process was well described by the Freundlich isotherm. The adsorption rate of naproxen on Al-MOF-Fe3O4@P4VP was very fast and the kinetics could be well modeled by the pseudo-second-order model. The adsorbent exhibited good adsorption ability even after ten adsorption-desorption cycles. Al-MOF-Fe3O4@P4VP had the characteristics of high removal efficiency, fast adsorption speed, good reusability and easy separation, making it a novel environment-friendly and effective magnetic nanomaterial in adsorbing naproxen from wastewater.


Adsorption,Al-MOF-Fe(3)O(4)@P4VP,Magnetic nanomaterial,Naproxen,Wastewater treatment,

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