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Bulletin of the Lebedev Physics Institute

, Volume 40, Issue 3, pp 80–81 | Cite as

Effect of electric field on activated sludge in water

  • A. S. Biryukov
  • V. F. Gavrikov
  • A. Sh. Neduva
  • L. O. Nikiforova
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Abstract

The results of the study of the effect of a dc electric field on activated sludge of aeration tanks. It is experimentally detected that the specific oxidation rate of organic compounds by activated sludge increases up to 90.5% with electric field processing, and then decreases. The observed effect is substantiated. The results obtained can find wide application in purification of sewage polluted by organic compounds.

Keywords

Activate Sludge Oxidation Rate Sewage Treatment Aeration Tank Prokhorov General Physics Institute 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. Biryukov
    • 1
  • V. F. Gavrikov
    • 1
  • A. Sh. Neduva
    • 1
  • L. O. Nikiforova
    • 1
  1. 1.Fiber Optics Research Center, Prokhorov General Physics InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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