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Understanding salt effects on SX processes of metal ions

Understanding salt effects on SX processes of metal ions

SIM² KU Leuven – SOLVOMET researchers have been able to unravel the effect of dissolved chloride salts on the structure of water and on the complex formation of metal ions with chlorides. These new insights increase the understanding of salt effects on solvent...
Binnemans obtains prestigious ERC PoC Grant for lithium refining

Binnemans obtains prestigious ERC PoC Grant for lithium refining

On July 23, 2020, Prof. Koen Binnemans (SOLVOMET/SIM² KU Leuven) obtained European Research Council (ERC) funding for developing a novel (solvometallurgical) concept for battery-grade refining of lithium. Binnemans’ SOLVOLi project is one of 55 newly awarded ERC Proof...