School of Engineering
Jilin Province Key R&D Plan Project
© 2020 by the authors. The as spun amorphous (Fe78Si9B13)99.5Zr0.5 (Zr0.5) and (Fe78Si9B13)99Zr1 (Zr1) ribbons having a Fenton-like reaction are proved to bear a good degradation performance in organic dye wastewater treatment for the first time by evaluating their degradation efficiency in methylene blue (MB) solution. Compared to the widely studied (Fe78Si9B13)100Zr0 (Zr0) amorphous ribbon for degradation, with increasing cZr (Zr atomic content), the as-spun Zr0, Zr0.5 and Zr1 amorphous ribbons have gradually increased degradation rate of MB solution. According to δc (characteristic distance) of as-spun Zr0, Zr0.5 and Zr1 ribbons, the free volume in Zr1 ribbon is higher Zr0 and Zr0.5 ribbons. In the reaction process, the Zr1 ribbon surface formed the 3D nano-porous structure with specific surface area higher than the cotton floc structure formed by Zr0 ribbon and coarse porous structure formed by Zr0.5 ribbon. The Zr1 ribbon's high free volume and high specific surface area make its degradation rate of MB solution higher than that of Zr0 and Zr0.5 ribbons. This work not only provides a new method to remedying the organic dyes wastewater with high efficiency and low-cost, but also improves an application prospect of Fe-based glassy alloys.
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Chen, Q., Yan, Z., Zhang, H., Zhang, L. C., Ma, H., Wang, W., & Wang, W. (2020). High MB Solution Degradation Efficiency of FeSiBZr Amorphous Ribbon with Surface Tunnels. Materials, 13(17), 3694. https://doi.org/10.3390/MA13173694