The role of nanotechnology in industrial water treatment

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High-quality water is essential for most industrial processes, and many of these processes generate large volumes of contaminated wastewater. Nanotechnology has the potential to make industrial water treatment more efficient and less expensive, though promising technologies must be demonstrated at higher scales to make a real impact.

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Jassby, D., Cath, T.Y. & Buisson, H. The role of nanotechnology in industrial water treatment. Nature Nanotech 13, 670–672 (2018) doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0234-8

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