Physico-Chemical Dynamics of Nanoparticle Formation during Laser Decontamination

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Laser-ablation based decontamination is a new and effective approach for simultaneous removal and characterization of contaminants from surfaces (e.g., building interior and exterior walls, ground floors, etc.). The scientific objectives of this research are to: (1) characterize particulate matter generated during the laser-ablation based decontamination, (2) develop a technique for simultaneous cleaning and spectroscopic verification, and (3) develop an empirical model for predicting particle generation for the size range from 10 nm to tens of micrometers. This research project provides fundamental data obtained through a systematic study on the particle generation mechanism, and also provides a working model for prediction ... continued below

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Cheng, M.D. June 1, 2005.

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Laser-ablation based decontamination is a new and effective approach for simultaneous removal and characterization of contaminants from surfaces (e.g., building interior and exterior walls, ground floors, etc.). The scientific objectives of this research are to: (1) characterize particulate matter generated during the laser-ablation based decontamination, (2) develop a technique for simultaneous cleaning and spectroscopic verification, and (3) develop an empirical model for predicting particle generation for the size range from 10 nm to tens of micrometers. This research project provides fundamental data obtained through a systematic study on the particle generation mechanism, and also provides a working model for prediction of particle generation such that an effective operational strategy can be devised to facilitate worker protection.

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  • Report No.: EMSP-82807-2005
  • Grant Number: None
  • DOI: 10.2172/893273 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 893273
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc883149

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Cheng, M.D. Physico-Chemical Dynamics of Nanoparticle Formation during Laser Decontamination, report, June 1, 2005; Oak Ridge, Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc883149/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.