Selective Solvent Extraction of In from Synthesis Solution of MOCVD Dust using D2EHPA

MOCVD 더스트 합성용액으로부터 D2EHPA를 이용한 In의 선택적 용매추출

Im, Byoungyong;Swain, Basudev;Lee, Chan Gi;Park, Jae Layng;Park, Kyung-Soo;Shim, Jong-Gil;Park, Jeung-Jin

  • Received : 2015.06.26
  • Accepted : 2015.08.13
  • Published : 2015.10.30


The separation of In from the synthesis solution with Ga, Fe, and Al has been studied by the solvent extraction using D2EHPA as an extractant. The effects as a function of the concentration of extractant and HCl on the extraction of In were investigated. The extraction of In and Ga increased with decreasing HCl concentration, but that of Fe and Al was independent. Separation factor between In and Ga of 115 was obtained at 1.0 M D2EHPA in the presence of 0.5 M HCl of feed solution. Consequently, this study shows that D2EHPA is suitable extractant for In extraction from the synthesis solution. Extraction efficiency and separation factor could be increased by controlling HCl and extractant concentration.


D2EHPA;MOCVD dust;In;Recycling;Solvent extraction


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