Long-Term Uptake of Phenol-Water Vapor Follows Similar Sigmoid Kinetics on Prehydrated Organic Matter- and Clay-Rich Soil Sorbents.

@article{Borisover2017LongTermUO,
  title={Long-Term Uptake of Phenol-Water Vapor Follows Similar Sigmoid Kinetics on Prehydrated Organic Matter- and Clay-Rich Soil Sorbents.},
  author={Mikhail Borisover and Nadezhda Bukhanovsky and Marcos Lado},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  year={2017},
  volume={51 18},
  pages={10403-10412}
}
Typical experimental time frames allowed for equilibrating water-organic vapors with soil sorbents might lead to overlooking slow chemical reactions finally controlling a thermodynamically stable state. In this work, long-term gravimetric examination of kinetics covering about 4000 h was performed for phenol-water vapor interacting with four materials pre-equilibrated at three levels of air relative humidity (RHs 52, 73, and 92%). The four contrasting sorbents included an organic matter (OM… CONTINUE READING