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Title: Disinfection of solid surfaces by combinations of UV light and oxidation treatments
Author: Gardner, Douglas Walter McGregor
ISNI:       0000 0001 3490 4575
Awarding Body: Loughborough University
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 1997
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Combinations of ultraviolet light (UV) and the oxidising agents, hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and ozone (O3), were evaluated for disinfecting solid surfaces. Studies were conducted using spores of the bacterium Bacillus subtilis (ATCC 6633) attached to materials ranging from filter papers and membranes to aluminium and PTFE. Techniques were developed for depositing, recovering and enumerating spores from these surfaces.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: EA Technology Ltd
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID:  DOI: Not available
Keywords: Solid-state physics