Combining phosphate and bacteria removal on chemically active filter membranes allows prolonged storage of drinking water

November 13, 2013

A chemically active filtration membrane with incorporated lanthanum oxide nanoparticles enables the removal of bacteria and phosphate at the same time and thus provides a simple device for preparation of drinking water and subsequent safe storage without using any kind of disinfectants.

Rotzetter, A. C.; Kellenberger, C. R.; Schumacher, C. M.; Mora, C.; Grass, R. N.; Loepfe, M.; Luechinger, N. A.; Stark, W. J.

Journal: Adv Mater

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