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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2007 Vol.8 No.7 P.1118-1125


Progress and prospect in electro-Fenton process for wastewater treatment

Author(s):  JIANG Cheng-chun, ZHANG Jia-fa

Affiliation(s):  School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Shenzhen Polytechnic, Shenzhen 518055, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   jiangcc_szpt@126.com

Key Words:  Electro-Fenton, Hydroxyl radicals, Advanced oxidation process (AOP), Refractory wastewater

JIANG Cheng-chun, ZHANG Jia-fa. Progress and prospect in electro-Fenton process for wastewater treatment[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2007, 8(7): 1118-1125.

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As a novel advanced oxidation process (AOP), electro-Fenton process is powerful for degrading most organic compounds including toxic and non-biodegradable ones, and so has attracted great attention. This paper reviews this process in detail including the mechanism, electrolytic bath, electrode materials, aerations and operation parameters. The application of electro-Fenton method in wastewater treatment is evaluated and summarized. Future work in this field is suggested, and three main directions of new electrode exploitation, development of assisted technologies and mechanistic study should be strengthened.

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