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Investigation of phenol phototransformation in aqueous solution by electronic spectroscopy and luminescence methods
Author(s): Olga N. Tchaikovskaya; Irina V. Sokolova; Nataliya B. Sultimova
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Paper Abstract

Phenols are the most widespread pollutants of the environment in the world. Investigations of phenol photolysis are of great importance as concerning the phenol removal from water. The experiments have been performed to study phenol phototransformations in aqueous solution at various pH of the samples under UV irradiation. The fluorescence and absorption spectra were recorded. The spectra analysis shows that phenol molecule changes its ionic form under the irradiation. The phenol dimers and other products of photolysis are produced. Strong dependence of phenol photoprocesses on pH was also noticed.

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Date Published: 19 November 1999
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3983, Sixth International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics, (19 November 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.370536
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Olga N. Tchaikovskaya, Tomsk State Univ. (Russia)
Irina V. Sokolova, Tomsk State Univ. (Russia)
Nataliya B. Sultimova, Tomsk State Univ. (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3983:
Sixth International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics
Gennadii G. Matvienko; Vladimir P. Lukin, Editor(s)

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