Chemically treated microwave-derived biochar: An overview

Rafeah, Wahi and Nur Fakhirah Qurratu'ain, Zuhaidi and Yusralina, Yusof and Jamliah, J and Kanakaraju, Devagi and Zainab, Ngaini (2017) Chemically treated microwave-derived biochar: An overview. Biomass and Bioenergy. ISSN 0961-9534

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Biochar, a carbon-rich material, can be produced via microwave pyrolysis, as a more energy and cost saving method compared to conventional externally heated pyrolysis. Biochar has versatile applications, for example, for soil amendment purpose and pollutant removal from wastewater. Chemical treatment has been proven to improve the physical and chemical properties of biochar for better applicability. Thus, extensive amount of research has been conducted on chemical treatment of conventional biochar, and several review articles have discussed published works on the chemically treated conventional biochar. However, there has been no review on works involving the chemically treated microwave-derived biochar, by far. This paper presents an overview of the current development and improvement on chemical treatment methods and applications of microwave-derived biochar.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Biochar, Black carbon, Adsorbent, Microwave carbonisation, Pyrolysis, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2017 06:18
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2017 06:18

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