New insights into MXene applications for sustainable environmental remediation

Abdul Sattar Jatoi, Nabisab Mujawar Mubarak, Zubair Hashmi, Nadeem Hussain Solangi, Rama Rao Karri, Tan Yie Hua, Shaukat Ali Mazari, Janardhan Reddy Koduru, Akram Alfantazi

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Abstract

Multiple ecological contaminants in gaseous, liquid, and solid forms are vented into ecosystems due to the huge growth of industrialization, which is today at the forefront of worldwide attention. High-efficiency removal of these environmental pollutants is a must because of the potential harm to public health and biodiversity. The alarming concern has led to the synthesis of improved nanomaterials for removing pollutants. A path to innovative methods for identifying and preventing several obnoxious, hazardous contaminants from entering the environment is grabbing attention. Various applications in diverse industries are seen as a potential directions for researchers. MXene is a new, excellent, and advanced material that has received greater importance related to the environmental application. Due to its unique physicochemical and mechanical properties, high specific surface area, physiological compatibility, strong electrodynamics, and raised specific surface area wettability, its applications are growing. This review paper examines the most recent methods and trends for environmental pollutant removal using advanced 2D Mxene materials. In addition, the history and the development of MXene synthesis were elaborated. Furthermore, an extreme summary of various environmental pollutants removal has been discussed, and the future challenges along with their future perspectives have been illustrated.

Original languageBritish English
Article number137497
JournalChemosphere
Volume313
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2023

Keywords

  • 2D nanomaterials
  • Environmental
  • Mxene materials
  • Properties
  • Remediation

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