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pure and applied geophysics

, Volume 72, Issue 1, pp 307–314 | Cite as

Formation of nitrite during the decomposition of aqueous ammonium niumate, under natural ultraviolet radiation

  • Enrico G. Gori
  • Gianna L. Petriconi
  • Henry M. Papée
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Summary

The photodecomposition of ammonium nitrate at various concentrations, in ventilated, aqueous solutions, is investigated as a function of radiation intensity, both under sunlight illumination and under artificial ultraviolet light. The process of decomposition, to nitrogen and water, of ammonium nitrite formed, competes with the formation of NO 2 which is, otherwise, proportional to the radiation absorbed.

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Nitrogen Radiation Ammonium Nitrate Aqueous Solution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Enrico G. Gori
  • Gianna L. Petriconi
  • Henry M. Papée
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Aerosol NucleationNational Research Council of ItalyRoma

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