Research Topics

Eric Guibal



  1. Vincent C, Barré Y, Vincent T, Taulemesse J, Robitzer M, Guibal E. Chitin-Prussian blue sponges for Cs(I) recovery: from synthesis to application in the treatment of accidental dumping of metal-bearing solutions. J Hazard Mater. 2015;287:171-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This material is supposed to be useful for the fast treatment of accidental dumping of Cs-contaminated water. ..
  2. Elwakeel K, Guibal E. Arsenic(V) sorption using chitosan/Cu(OH)2 and chitosan/CuO composite sorbents. Carbohydr Polym. 2015;134:190-204 pubmed publisher
    ..Arsenic elution was performed using a saline solution (30 g L(-1) NaCl) at pH 12. The recycling of the sorbent was tested, maintaining a removal efficiency and a metal recovery over 95% for five successive sorption/desorption cycles. ..
  3. Wang S, Vincent T, Faur C, Guibal E. Alginate and Algal-Based Beads for the Sorption of Metal Cations: Cu(II) and Pb(II). Int J Mol Sci. 2016;17: pubmed publisher
    ..PEI in algal beads decreases the sorption properties in the case of the sorption of metal cations under selected experimental conditions. ..
  4. Wang S, Vincent T, Faur C, Guibal E. Modeling competitive sorption of lead and copper ions onto alginate and greenly prepared algal-based beads. Bioresour Technol. 2017;231:26-35 pubmed publisher
    ..In Pb-Cu-Ca system, the Cu(II) sorption by algal beads was negligible, while algal/PEI still maintained a significant sorption of Cu(II) sorption under these conditions. ..
  5. Wang S, Vincent T, Faur C, Guibal E. Algal Foams Applied in Fixed-Bed Process for Lead(II) Removal Using Recirculation or One-Pass Modes. Mar Drugs. 2017;15: pubmed publisher
    ..Competitive study suggests that the foams have a preference for Pb(II) over Cu(II) but cannot selectively remove Pb(II) from the binary solution. ..
  6. Guibal E, Cambe S, Bayle S, Taulemesse J, Vincent T. Silver/chitosan/cellulose fibers foam composites: from synthesis to antibacterial properties. J Colloid Interface Sci. 2013;393:411-20 pubmed publisher
    ..The photo-reduction (exposure to sun light or UV lamp) leaded to the partial aggregation of silver nanoparticles: metal ions that were released tended to aggregate at the surface of the material...
  7. Tolba A, Mohamady S, Hussin S, Akashi T, Sakai Y, Galhoum A, et al. Synthesis and characterization of poly(carboxymethyl)-cellulose for enhanced La(III) sorption. Carbohydr Polym. 2017;157:1809-1820 pubmed publisher
    ..The materials were characterized by elemental analysis, acid-base titration, FTIR spectrometry, x-ray diffraction analysis, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, SEM-EDX analysis and also by TGA. ..
  8. Galhoum A, Mafhouz M, Abdel Rehem S, Gomaa N, Atia A, Vincent T, et al. Cysteine-Functionalized Chitosan Magnetic Nano-Based Particles for the Recovery of Light and Heavy Rare Earth Metals: Uptake Kinetics and Sorption Isotherms. Nanomaterials (Basel). 2015;5:154-179 pubmed publisher
    ..Cationic species RE(III) in aqueous solution can be adsorbed by the combination of chelating and anion-exchange mechanisms. The sorbent can be efficiently regenerated using acidified thiourea. ..
  9. Jouannin C, Vincent C, Dez I, Gaumont A, Vincent T, Guibal E. Study of Alginate-Supported Ionic Liquid and Pd Catalysts. Nanomaterials (Basel). 2012;2:31-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Cellulose fibers were incorporated as mechanical strengthener into the catalytic materials, and allowed to enhance mechanical properties and catalytic efficiency but required increasing the amount of hydrogen donor for catalysis. ..

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  1. Wang S, Hamza M, Vincent T, Faur C, Guibal E. Praseodymium sorption on Laminaria digitata algal beads and foams. J Colloid Interface Sci. 2017;504:780-789 pubmed publisher
    ..Tested in continuous mode, the algal foam shows typical breakthrough curves that are fitted by the Yan method; desorption is also efficient and allows under the best conditions to achieve a concentration factor close to 8. ..
  2. Hamza M, Aly M, Abdel Rahman A, Ramadan S, Raslan H, Wang S, et al. Functionalization of Magnetic Chitosan Particles for the Sorption of U(VI), Cu(II) and Zn(II)-Hydrazide Derivative of Glycine-Grafted Chitosan. Materials (Basel). 2017;10: pubmed publisher
    ..Metal ions are desorbed using 0.2 M HCl solutions and the sorbents are re-used for five cycles of sorption/desorption without significant loss in performances. ..
  3. Alba J, Navarro R, Saucedo I, Vincent T, Guibal E. Extractant Immobilization in Alginate Capsules (Matrix- and Mononuclear-Type): Application to Pb(II) Sorption from HCl Solutions. Materials (Basel). 2017;10: pubmed publisher
    ..However, the probable oxidation of the extractants (conversion to oxidized forms more sensitive to pH) reduces the sorption efficiency when they are re-used. ..