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Impact of Surface Hydrophobicity and Salinity on the Adsorption of Humic Acids
preprintsubmitted on 02.05.2019, 07:44 and posted on 03.05.2019, 15:49 by Duowei Yuan, Ken Cadien, Qi Liu, Hongbo Zeng
The adsorption of humic acids on thiol-functionalized gold surfaces with varying hydrophobicity under different solution conditions, was investigated by quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation (QCM-D) and contact angle measurements.