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Electrohydraulic Discharge and Nonthermal Plasma for Water Treatment

Locke, B. R. and Sato, M. and Sunka, P. and Hoffmann, M. R. and Chang, J.-S. (2006) Electrohydraulic Discharge and Nonthermal Plasma for Water Treatment. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 45 (3). pp. 882-905. ISSN 0888-5885.

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The application of strong electric fields in water and organic liquids has been studied for several years, because of its importance in electrical transmission processes and its practical applications in biology, chemistry, and electrochemistry. More recently, liquid-phase electrical discharge reactors have been investigated, and are being developed, for many environmental applications, including drinking water and wastewater treatment, as well as, potentially, for environmentally benign chemical processes. This paper reviews the current status of research on the application of high-voltage electrical discharges for promoting chemical reactions in the aqueous phase, with particular emphasis on applications to water cleaning.

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Additional Information:© 2006 American Chemical Society. Received for review August 30, 2005. Revised manuscript received November 21, 2005. Accepted November 22, 2005. Publication Date (Web): December 31, 2005. One of the authors (B.R.L.) would like to acknowledge the support over the last several years by the U.S. Air Force, the National Science Foundation (INT-0086351), the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the U.S. Army, and Florida State University for various aspects of work on water treatment with electrical discharge reactors. In addition, collaboration with colleagues Professor R. J. Clark, Dr. Petr Lukes, Dr. Radu Burlica, Mr. W. C. Finney, and Professor Natalija Koprivanac, and the graduate students, Mr. A. Sharma, Mr. A. Joshi, Dr. M. Kirkpatrick, Dr. D. Grymonpre, Cpt. Austin Appleton, and Mr. Mayank Sahni have been invaluable. One of the authors (J.S.C.) would also like to thank the NSERC of Canada, CRESTech, Ebara Co., Hitachi Plant & Construction Co., and Dajer Technology, Inc., for support and K. Urashima, N. Karpel vel Leitner, S. Dickson, M. Emelko, H. Romat, and A. Bryden for valuable discussion and comments. M.S. would also like to thank Drs. T. Ohshima, B. Sun, and A. T. Sugiarto for their collaboration on electrical discharge research.
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Official Citation:Electrohydraulic Discharge and Nonthermal Plasma for Water Treatment B. R. Locke M. Sato, P. Sunka, M. R. Hoffmann, and J.-S. Chang Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2006 45 (3), 882-905 DOI: 10.1021/ie050981u
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