Polychromatic UV photon irradiance measurements using chemical actinometers based on NO3- and H2O2 excitation: applications for industrial photoreactors.

@article{Goldstein2008PolychromaticUP,
  title={Polychromatic UV photon irradiance measurements using chemical actinometers based on NO3- and H2O2 excitation: applications for industrial photoreactors.},
  author={Sara Goldstein and Joseph Rabani},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  year={2008},
  volume={42 9},
  pages={3248-53}
}
Ultraviolet light (UV) is a proven technology for disinfecting and decontaminating drinking water. For this purpose, both low-pressure monochromatic and medium-pressure polychromatic mercury arc lamps are commonly being used. Methods for photon irradiance measurements of monochromatic light are not necessarily appropriate for polychromatic light, and there is a need for the latter especially when large volumes of water are involved. The present manuscript reports a comparative study of… CONTINUE READING