Characteristics of Ozone Production by Using Atmospheric Surface Glow Barrier Discharge

Mudtorlep NISOA, Thammanoon SRINUAM

Abstract


Ozone is a strong oxidizer that can kill bacteria and other micro-organisms very effectively. In the recent years, ozone has become very important for sterilization of water used in shrimp farming and treatment of wastewater from food industry. However, ozonisers available in the markets are very expensive and have low energy-efficiency. In this work, a highly-efficient and low-cost system that can produce high-concentrations of ozone gas and dissolved ozone in water has been developed. The system consists of a dried air unit, high-voltage rf power supply, ozoniser tubes and venturi injector. The tubes are designed and configured to convert oxygen gas to ozone gas by atmospheric surface glow barrier discharge.


Keywords


Ozone, atmospheric surface glow barrier discharge, oxidizer, sterilization of water, wastewater treatment

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