Nonthermal plasma technology for organic destruction

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Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) is investigating the use of nonthermal, electrically driven plasmas for destroying organic contaminants near ambient temperatures and pressures. Three different plasma systems have been developed to treat organics in air, water, and soil. These systems are the Gas-Phase Corona Reactor (GPCR)III for treating air, the Liquid-Phase Corona Reactor for treating water, and In Situ Corona for treating soils. This presentation focuses on recent technical developments, commercial status, and project costs of OPCR as a cost-effective alternative to other air-purification technologies that are now in use to treat off-gases from site-remediation efforts as well as industrial emissions.

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Heath, W. O. & Birmingham, J. G. June 1, 1995.

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    Publisher Info: Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)
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Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) is investigating the use of nonthermal, electrically driven plasmas for destroying organic contaminants near ambient temperatures and pressures. Three different plasma systems have been developed to treat organics in air, water, and soil. These systems are the Gas-Phase Corona Reactor (GPCR)III for treating air, the Liquid-Phase Corona Reactor for treating water, and In Situ Corona for treating soils. This presentation focuses on recent technical developments, commercial status, and project costs of OPCR as a cost-effective alternative to other air-purification technologies that are now in use to treat off-gases from site-remediation efforts as well as industrial emissions.

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  • Annual meeting of the American Nuclear Society (ANS), Philadelphia, PA (United States), 25-29 Jun 1995

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  • Other: DE95014188
  • Report No.: PNL-SA--25844
  • Report No.: CONF-950601--17
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 93648
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc794430

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Heath, W. O. & Birmingham, J. G. Nonthermal plasma technology for organic destruction, article, June 1, 1995; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc794430/: accessed July 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.