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dc.contributor.authorWang, Y.
dc.contributor.authorXie, Y.
dc.contributor.authorChen, C.
dc.contributor.authorDuan, X.
dc.contributor.authorSun, Hongqi
dc.contributor.authorWang, S.
dc.identifier.citationWang, Y. and Xie, Y. and Chen, C. and Duan, X. and Sun, H. and Wang, S. 2017. Synthesis of magnetic carbon supported manganese catalysts for phenol oxidation by activation of peroxymonosulfate. Catalysts. 7 (1): 3.

Magnetic core/shell nanospheres (MCS) were synthesized by a novel and facile one-step hydrothermal method. Supported manganese oxide nanoparticles (Fe3O4/C/Mn) were obtained from various methods (including redox, hydrothermal and impregnation) using MCS as the support material and potassium permanganate as the precursor of manganese oxide. The Mn/MCS catalysts were characterized by a variety of characterization techniques and the catalytic performances of Fe3O4/C/Mn nanoparticles were tested in activation of peroxymonosulfate to produce reactive radicals for phenol degradation in aqueous solutions. It was found that Fe3O4/C/Mn catalysts can be well dispersed and easily separated from the aqueous solutions by an external magnetic field. Kinetic analysis showed that phenol degradation on Fe3O4/C/Mn catalysts follows the first order kinetics. The peroxymonosulfate activation mechanism by Fe3O4/C/Mn catalysts for phenol degradation was then discussed.

dc.titleSynthesis of magnetic carbon supported manganese catalysts for phenol oxidation by activation of peroxymonosulfate
dc.typeJournal Article

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