Cadmium ion sorption from aqueous solutions by high surface area ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid- and diethylene triamine pentaacetic acid-treated carbon nanotubes Academic Article uri icon


  • Friedel–Crafts acylation under microwave irradiation has been utilized for realizing functionalization of CNT with EDTA and DTPA. Significant increases in the specific surface area and sequestering metal ions are the most important advantages.

author list (cited authors)

  • Amiri, A., Shanbedi, M., Savari, M., Chew, B. T., & Kazi, S. N.

citation count

  • 16

publication date

  • January 2015