ENHANCED ELECTROCHEMICAL PROCESSES IN SUBCRITICAL WATER

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This project involved designing and performing preliminary electrochemical experiments in subcritical water. An electrochemical cell with substantially better performance characteristics than presently available was designed, built, and tested successfully. The electrochemical conductivity of subcritical water increased substantially with temperature, e.g., conductivities increased by a factor of 120 when the temperature was increased from 25 to 250 C. Cyclic voltammograms obtained with platinum and nickel demonstrated that the voltage required to produce hydrogen and oxygen from water can be dropped by a factor of three in subcritical water compared to the voltages required at ambient temperatures. However, no enhancement in the ... continued below

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Hawthorne, Steven B. July 1, 2000.

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    Place of Publication: [Grand Forks, North Dakota]

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This project involved designing and performing preliminary electrochemical experiments in subcritical water. An electrochemical cell with substantially better performance characteristics than presently available was designed, built, and tested successfully. The electrochemical conductivity of subcritical water increased substantially with temperature, e.g., conductivities increased by a factor of 120 when the temperature was increased from 25 to 250 C. Cyclic voltammograms obtained with platinum and nickel demonstrated that the voltage required to produce hydrogen and oxygen from water can be dropped by a factor of three in subcritical water compared to the voltages required at ambient temperatures. However, no enhancement in the degradation of 1,2-dichlorobenzene and the polychlorinated biphenyl 3,3',4,4'-tetrachlorobiphenyl was observed with applied potential in subcritical water.

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OSTI as DE00828068

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  • Grant Number: FC26-98FT40320
  • DOI: 10.2172/828068 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 828068
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc780577

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Hawthorne, Steven B. ENHANCED ELECTROCHEMICAL PROCESSES IN SUBCRITICAL WATER, report, July 1, 2000; [Grand Forks, North Dakota]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc780577/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.