Detection of Organic Compounds in Water by an Optical Absorbance Method
AbstractThis paper proposes an optical method which allows determination of the organic compound concentration in water by measurement of the UV (ultraviolet) absorption at a wavelength of 250 nm~300 nm. The UV absorbance was analyzed by means of a multiple linear regression model for estimation of the total organic carbon contents in water, which showed a close correlation with the UV absorbance, demonstrating a high adjusted coefficient of determination, 0.997. The comparison of the TOC (total organic carbon) concentrations for real samples (tab water, sea, and river) calculated from the UV absorbance spectra, and those measured by a conventional TOC analyzer indicates that the higher the TOC value the better the agreement. This UV absorbance method can be easily configured for real-time monitoring water pollution, and built into a compact system applicable to industry areas. View Full-Text
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Kim, C.; Eom, J.B.; Jung, S.; Ji, T. Detection of Organic Compounds in Water by an Optical Absorbance Method. Sensors 2016, 16, 61.
Kim C, Eom JB, Jung S, Ji T. Detection of Organic Compounds in Water by an Optical Absorbance Method. Sensors. 2016; 16(1):61.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kim, Chihoon; Eom, Joo B.; Jung, Soyoun; Ji, Taeksoo. 2016. "Detection of Organic Compounds in Water by an Optical Absorbance Method." Sensors 16, no. 1: 61.
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