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Project Publications: Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Wet Oxidation of Hazardous Chemicals in Sub- and Supercritical Water

Superfund Research Program

Wet Oxidation of Hazardous Chemicals in Sub- and Supercritical Water

Project Leader: Jefferson W. Tester
Grant Number: P42ES004675
Funding Period: 1995 - 2000



  • Marrone PA, Arias TA, Peters WA, Tester JW. 1998. Solvation effects on kinetics of methylene chloride reactions in sub- and supercritical water: theory, experiment, and ab initio calculations. J Phys Chem A 102(A):7013-7028.
  • Tester JW, Marrone PA, DiPippo MM, Sako K, Reagan MT, Arias TA, Peters WA. 1998. Chemical reactions and phase equilibria of model halocarbons in sub- and supercritical water (200 to 300 bar, 100 to 600C). Journal of Supercritical Fluids 13(1-3):225-240.


  • Mitton DB, Marrone PA, Latanision RM. 1996. Interpretation of the rationale for feed modification in SCWO systems. J Electrochem Soc 143(3):L59-L61.


  • Holgate HR, Meyer JC, Tester JW. 1995. Glucose hydrolysis and oxidation in supercritical water. AIChE Journal 41:637-648. doi:10.1002/aic.690410320
  • Lachance RP. 1995. Oxidation and Hydrolysis Reactions in Supercritical Water: Chlorinated Hydrocarbons and Organosulfur Compounds. MS Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.
  • Marrone PA, Lachance RP, Di Naro JL, Phenix BD, Meyer JC, Tester JW, Peters WA, Swallow KC. 1995. Methylene Chloride Oxidation and Hydrolysis in Supercritical Water. Chapter 13 in: Innovations in Supercritical Fluids: Science and Technology (ACS Symposium Series, 608). American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.
  • Meyer JC, Marrone PA, Tester JW. 1995. Acetic acid oxidation and hydrolysis in supercritical water. AIChE Journal 41:2108-2121. doi:10.1002/aic.690410910
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