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Supercritical water oxidation

Supercritical water oxidation (SCWO) refers to the rapid oxidation of organics in water in the supercritical phase of water. 'Supercritical’ refers to the state of water within a specific region of pressure (>218 bar) and temperature (>374 °C) where water becomes both a solvent and oxidant for all chemical species.

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PFAS molecule
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How do you solve a problem like PFAS?

PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) are generated from the breakdown of fluorinated polymers. The activation barrier for their breakdown is huge and the only fully commercialised processes possibly capable of destroying PFAS are thermochemical ones.

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