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Regeneration technique for basic hydrogen peroxide using potassium superoxide
Author(s): Warren L. Dinges; John C. Horrocks; Thomas J. Lonergan
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Paper Abstract

Basic Hydrogen Peroxide (BHP), the principle fuel for Chemical Oxygen-Iodine Lasers, was completely regenerated by the direct addition of potassium superoxide. The researchers successfully returned the reactive hydroperoxide ion, 02H, to its original molarity. This novel regeneration method is compared with a regeneration technique using potassium hydroxide and hydrogen peroxide. The initial generation of BHP using these standard mixing reagents is compared to generation using potassium superoxide with a protic mineral acid.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1994
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2119, Intense Beams and Applications: Lasers, Ions, and Microwaves, (1 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.172720
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Warren L. Dinges, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)
John C. Horrocks, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)
Thomas J. Lonergan, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2119:
Intense Beams and Applications: Lasers, Ions, and Microwaves
William E. McDermott, Editor(s)

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