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- Andrew P. Abbott, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Green chemistry 2015 v.17 no.4 pp. 2172-2179
- arsenic; catalysts; catalytic activity; chemical precipitation; copper; electrochemistry; electron transfer; energy efficiency; gold; green chemistry; iodine; redox potential; silver; solubility; solutes; solvents; wastes; zinc
- ... The dissolution and subsequent selective recovery of elements from complex mixtures naturally necessitates redox chemistry. The majority of processes involve hydrometallurgical dissolution followed by selective chemical precipitation or electrochemical winning. The atom and energy efficiencies of these processes are poor, leading to a large volume of aqueous waste which needs to be treated before ...