Recovery of metal values from SmCo and NdFeB magnets by solvometallurgical methods

Ph D Defense
2019-06-21 13:30
KU Leuven, Aula van de Tweede Hoofdwet, 1.02 - Kasteelpark Arenberg 41
3001 Heverlee, Belgie

Promovendus/a: Martina Orefice

Promotor(en): Prof. dr. Koen Binnemans, De heer Tom Vander Hoogerstraete

The aim of the PhD project is to study the recovery of valuable metals neodymium, dysprosium and cobalt from NdFeB magnets and of samarium, cobalt and copper from SmCo magnets, in both cases avoiding the co-dissolution of iron. Applications of water-free ionic liquids will be tested above 100 °C (and below their decomposition temperatures) at atmospheric pressure. Combined pyro- and solvometallurgical processes will be studied as well.

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  • 2019-06-21 13:30

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