1 Department of Chemistry, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran+Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran

2 Department of Chemistry, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran


Magnetic silica nanoparticles modified by 3-[2-(2-aminoethylamino) ethylamino] propyl-trimethoxysilane (AAAPTS) and Salicylaldehyde were prepared and used as a new adsorbent for extraction and preconentration of copper ion through magnetic solid-phase extraction (MSPE) method. After adsorption, these ions were desorbed with nitric acid followed by the determination with electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry. Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), field emission scanning electron microscopy (FE-SEM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), X-ray diffraction (XRD) spectrometry and vibrating sample magnetometer (VSM) were used to characterize the adsorbent. The MSPE conditions were optimized.


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