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Design and construction of a fresnel linear distiller
(Allerton Press, Inc., 2014)
It was designed a Fresnel linear distiller based on optical calculations obtained from taking into account Lima's latitude value, Earth inclination angle and heat absorber cavity's dimensions. The 5.6 m^sup 2^ reflective ...
Synthesis and Characterization of ZnO Nanorod Films on PET for Photocatalytic Disinfection of Water
(Science & Technology Network, Inc., 2015)
ZnO nanorods (ZnO NRs) were grown on ZnO seeded polyethylene tert-phtalate (PET) substrates obtained from recycled soda bottles at low temperatures (90 °C) from Zn2+ precursors in alkaline aqueous solution. The ZnO seeds ...
Desalination using a parabolic-trough concentrator
(Allerton Press Inc., 2012)
There are presented desalination results by using a parabolic-trough concentrator (PTC) device of 5.5 m2, 0.7 m of line focal distance and aligned in the East—West direction. The length of the PTC is 2.5 m and its rectangular ...
TiO2:Cex onto Al Clays for Photocatalytic Solar Water Disinfection
A novel methodology was employed to prepare new nanocomposites with photocatalytic properties based on Ce-doped TiO2 nanoparticles arranged over a layered silicate. The catalysts were porous materials formed by exfoliated ...
Treatment of irrigation water infested with nematodes using a solar photoreactor
(Desalination Publications, 2020)
The objective of this study was to assess the efficacy of the disinfection of irrigation water loaded with the plant-parasitic nematode Meloidogyne incognita using a solar photoreactor. The photoreactor was comprised of a ...
Photoelectrocatalytic degradation of 2,4-dichlorophenol in a TiO2 nanotube-coated disc flow reactor
Photoelectrocatalytic (PEC) water treatment is a promising technology for organic pollution abatement. Much of the prior research focused on material discovery and optimization. However, challenges exist in scaling-up PEC ...