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Geocatalytic Uptake of Ozone onto Natural Mineral Dust

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LPP, CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique, Sorbonne Université, Université Paris-Sud, Observatoire de Paris, Université Pairs-Saclay, F-91128 Palaiseau, France
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IMT Lille Douai, SAGE, Université de Lille, F-59500 Douai, France
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Catalysts 2018, 8(7), 263; https://doi.org/10.3390/catal8070263
Received: 4 June 2018 / Revised: 24 June 2018 / Accepted: 26 June 2018 / Published: 29 June 2018
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Abstract

Beyond tailored and synthetic catalysts sought out for ozone decomposition, mineral dusts provide naturally mixed metal oxide materials. The steady-state uptake of O3 evidenced across a wide concentration range signifies the catalytic decomposition of O3. The geocatalytic properties of such natural mineral dust open up new perspectives in atmospheric chemistry and catalytic processes. View Full-Text
Keywords: mineral dust; metal oxide; ozone; catalytic uptake; geocatalysis mineral dust; metal oxide; ozone; catalytic uptake; geocatalysis
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Wang, X.; Romanias, M.N.; Thévenet, F.; Rousseau, A. Geocatalytic Uptake of Ozone onto Natural Mineral Dust. Catalysts 2018, 8, 263.

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