The paper describes the use of the layer-by-layer technique to coat ceramic membranes with iron and manganese oxide nanoparticles. The coatings are thin (<50 nm) and relatively uniform. These coatings enhance the performance of the hybrid ozonation-filtration process. With the coated membranes it is possible to significantly reduce fouling, improve the removal of DBP precursors and more effectively kill Escherichia coli bacteria.
Fabrication of catalytic ceramic membranes for water filtration
S. H. Davies, M. J. Baumann, S. Byun, L. M. Corneal, V. V. Tarabara, S. J. Masten; Fabrication of catalytic ceramic membranes for water filtration. Water Supply 1 March 2010; 10 (1): 81–86. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/ws.2010.789
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