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activated carbon

[′ak·tə‚vād·əd ′kär·bən]
(materials)
A powdered, granular, or pelleted form of amorphous carbon characterized by very large surface area per unit volume because of an enormous number of fine pores. Also known as activated charcoal.

activated charcoal, activated carbon

Charcoal obtained by carbonizing organic material, usually in the absence of air; usually in granular or powdered form; highly effective in adsorbing odors in air or in removing colors in solution.
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According to GC/MS result, 30 components were identified from 34 peaks of volatiles from bamboo activated carbon.
By turning pine needles into activated carbon," Ayoub said, "we would be turning a ubiquitous, potentially harmful material, into an economically advantageous product.
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While the cesium used for the experiment was not radioactive, Sasaki said the activated carbon will be effective in preventing contamination as radioactive and nonradioactive cesium have the same atomic structure.
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Masaaki Ito, Kurarays Representative Director and President said, Today, Kuraray takes its carbon materials business farther than ever before with the addition of a global focus on activated carbon, activated carbon services, and filtration media.