Plasma and Fusion Research

Volume 16, 1406070 (2021)

Regular Articles

Comparison of the Degradation Efficiency of Dinitrophenols in Dielectric Barrier Discharge at Gas/Liquid Boundary
Hiroshi OKAWA, Yawara SHIINA, Shin-Ichiro KOJIMA2), Keiko KATAYAMA-HIRAYAMA1) and Tetsuya AKITSU1)
Happy Science University, 4427-1 Hitotsumatsu-Hei, Chosei, Chiba 299-4325, Japan
University of Yamanashi, 4-3-11 Takeda, Kofu, Yamanashi 400-8511, Japan
Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812-8581, Japan
(Received 27 December 2020 / Accepted 30 March 2021 / Published 7 June 2021)


The advanced oxidation of aromatic compounds in aqueous solution has been investigated using a multi-gas, dielectric barrier discharge, and the degradation rate was measured by high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). In the degradation experiment of 2,5 - DNP, an accelerated degradation pathway was suggested in the transient state, using the molecular orbital calculation of the enhancement of the degradation of oxidation depending on the para-position of nitro-groups. From the nature-friendly technological point of view, a growth of the radish sprout in the hypo-culture was tested after the pH-neutralization of the air-plasma treated water.


dielectric barrier discharge, aromatic compound, dinitrophenol, advanced oxidation, molecular orbital theory, Frontier Electron Theory

DOI: 10.1585/pfr.16.1406070


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