Electrochemical oxidation of organic pollutants for the wastewater treatment: direct and indirect processes.

  title={Electrochemical oxidation of organic pollutants for the wastewater treatment: direct and indirect processes.},
  author={Carlos A. Alberto Mart{\'i}nez-Huitle and Sergio Ferro},
  journal={Chemical Society reviews},
  volume={35 12},
In recent years, there has been increasing interest in finding innovative solutions for the efficient removal of contaminants from water, soil and air. The present tutorial review summarizes the results of an extensive selection of papers dealing with electrochemical oxidation, which is proposed as an alternative for treating polluted wastes. Both the direct and indirect approaches are considered, and the role of electrode materials is discussed together with that of other experimental… Expand
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