A Novel Energy Efficient Plasma Chemical Process for the Destruction of Volatile Toxic Compounds

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The objective is to develop a novel plasma chemical process for the destruction of low concentrations (below several percent) of toxic volatile compounds from contaminated air streams. Such contaminated air streams are encountered in air stripping of highly-contaminated water and soil, and also in the incineration of combustible hazardous wastes. Our technique is based on the efficient dissociation of molecules via enhanced electron attachment to highly-excited states of the molecules produced in a glow discharge.

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Pinnaduwage, Lal A. June 1, 2000.

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The objective is to develop a novel plasma chemical process for the destruction of low concentrations (below several percent) of toxic volatile compounds from contaminated air streams. Such contaminated air streams are encountered in air stripping of highly-contaminated water and soil, and also in the incineration of combustible hazardous wastes. Our technique is based on the efficient dissociation of molecules via enhanced electron attachment to highly-excited states of the molecules produced in a glow discharge.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Jun 2000

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  • Report No.: EMSP-54973--2000
  • DOI: 10.2172/827277 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 827277
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc788156

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Pinnaduwage, Lal A. A Novel Energy Efficient Plasma Chemical Process for the Destruction of Volatile Toxic Compounds, report, June 1, 2000; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc788156/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.