Prof. Shlomo Nir

71110: Interactions of organic compounds with clay minerals

Instructors: Prof. Shlomo Nir and Dr. Zev Gerstl

Course Level: graduate
Course Description:
Interactions of organic molecules with clays and soils:physics and chemistry. Mechanisms and models of adsorption. A model of cation adsorption and its applications. QSAR: Structure activity relationships as a predictive tool for the sorption of organic chemicals in soils. Spectroscopic methods for studying organo-clay structures. Fluorescence methods and their applications. Photostabilization of pesticide formulations. Herbicide formulations for reduced leaching. Micelle-Clay systems.

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