Treatment of 2,4-Dichlorophenol by Solar Photocatalysis: Comparison of Coupled Photocatalytic-Active Carbon vs. Active Carbon

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Sixto Malato, Julián Blanco, Pilar Fernández-Ibáñez, Julia Cáceres

Plataforma Solar de Almerı́a (PSA), Crta. Senés km. 4, Tabernas, Almerı́a 04200, Spain

J. Sol. Energy Eng 123(2), 138-142 (Nov 01, 2000) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1351814 History: Received May 01, 2000; Revised November 01, 2000
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Profit derived from the combination of photocatalysis and active carbon
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CPCs pilot plant used for DCP experiments (one 1 module is drawn)
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DCP decomposition at different initial concentrations. TiO2 = 200 mg L−1. (▪,□) C0 = 20 mg L−1; (▾,▿) C0 = 50 mg L−1; (•,○) C0 = 200 mg L−1. Open dots correspond to DCP and solids dots to TOC
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Calculation of treatment costs for 1000 m3 of DCP-contaminated water for the different options examined
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Required collector surface, as a function of the average available UV for the three cases in Fig. 4



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