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Overlook of carbonaceous adsorbents and processing methods for elemental mercury removal
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  • Journal title : Carbon letters
  • Volume 15, Issue 4,  2014, pp.238-246
  • Publisher : Korean Carbon Society
  • DOI : 10.5714/CL.2014.15.4.238
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Overlook of carbonaceous adsorbents and processing methods for elemental mercury removal
Bae, Kyong-Min; Kim, Byung-Joo; Park, Soo-Jin;
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People have been concerned about mercury emissions for decades because of the extreme toxicity, persistence, and bioaccumulation of methyl Hg transformed from emitted Hg. This paper presents an overview of research related to mercury control technology and identifies areas requiring additional research and development. It critically reviews measured mercury emissions progress in the development of promising control technologies. This review provides useful information to scientists and engineers in this field.
mercury vapor removal;carbonaceous adsorbents;catalytic oxidation;selective catalytic reduction;
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