26 Nov '13, 5pm

Rice Scientists ID New Catalyst for Cleanup of Nitrites #greenbuilding

Rice Scientists ID New Catalyst for Cleanup of Nitrites #greenbuilding

This is a big problem, particularly for agricultural communities, and there aren’t really any good options for dealing with it,” said Michael Wong, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Rice and the lead researcher on the new study. “Our group has studied engineered gold and palladium nanocatalysts for several years. We’ve tested these against chlorinated solvents for almost a decade, and in looking for other potential uses for these we stumbled onto some studies about palladium catalysts being used to treat nitrates and nitrites; so we decided to do a comparison.”

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