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Oxidation of hydrogen sulfide in aqueous solution by ultrasonic irradiation

Kotronarou, Anatassia and Mills, German and Hoffmann, Michael R. (1992) Oxidation of hydrogen sulfide in aqueous solution by ultrasonic irradiation. Environmental Science and Technology, 26 (12). pp. 2420-2428. ISSN 0013-936X. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150811-111820430

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Abstract

In 1933, Flosdorf and Chambers (1) reported that metal sulfides were oxidized in the presence of audible sound (1-15 kHz) while investigating the bactericidal action of audible sound. However, Schmitt et al. (2) were the first researchers to observe the rapid oxidation of dissolved H_2S gas to colloidal sulfur during sonication at 750 kHz with a 250-W power source. They reported that an increase in the total pressure of the system (PO_2) led to higher oxidation rates up to a limiting pressure.


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Hoffmann, Michael R.0000-0001-6495-1946
Additional Information:© 1992 American Chemical Society. Received for review March 30, 1992. Accepted July 7, 1992. Publication Date: December 1992. This work was funded in part by the County Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County (Contract 3082) and by the U.S. EPA (Exploratory Research Office R815041-01-0). We are grateful for their support.
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Official Citation:Oxidation of hydrogen sulfide in aqueous solution by ultrasonic irradiation Anatassia Kotronarou, German Mills, and Michael R. Hoffmann Environmental Science & Technology 1992 26 (12), 2420-2428 DOI: 10.1021/es00036a013
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