Advanced Oxidation Processes for Organic Contaminant Destruction Based on the Fenton Reaction and Related Chemistry

@article{Pignatello2006AdvancedOP,
  title={Advanced Oxidation Processes for Organic Contaminant Destruction Based on the Fenton Reaction and Related Chemistry},
  author={J. Pignatello and E. Oliveros and A. MacKay},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology},
  year={2006},
  volume={36},
  pages={1 - 84}
}
Fenton chemistry encompasses reactions of hydrogen peroxide in the presence of iron to generate highly reactive species such as the hydroxyl radical and possibly others. In this review, the complex mechanisms of Fenton and Fenton-like reactions and the important factors influencing these reactions, from both a fundamental and practical perspective, in applications to water and soil treatment, are discussed. The review covers modified versions including the photoassisted Fenton reaction, use of… Expand
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