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Title: Conceptual Design of an Electron Accelerator for Bio-Solid Waste Treatment.

Abstract

Several studies have identified electron beam (EB) irradiation of municipal wastewater and bio-solids as an effective and promising approach to the environmental remediation of the enormous quantities of human waste created by a growing world-wide population and increased urbanization. However, despite the technical success of experimental and pilot programs over the last several decades, the technique is still not in commercial use anywhere in the world. In addition, the report also identifies the need for “Financial and infrastructure participation from a utility for demonstration project” and “Education and awareness of safety of utilizing electron beam technology” as two additional roadblocks preventing technology adoption of EB treatment for bio-solids. In this concept design, we begin to address these barriers by working with Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) and by the applying the latest accelerator technologies developed at Fermilab and within the DOE Office of Science laboratory complex.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Fermilab
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Contributing Org.:
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
OSTI Identifier:
1568824
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-CRADA-FRA-2016-0034
oai:inspirehep.net:1757226
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS

Citation Formats

Fermi Research Alliance, Fermi Alliance. Conceptual Design of an Electron Accelerator for Bio-Solid Waste Treatment.. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.2172/1568824.
Fermi Research Alliance, Fermi Alliance. Conceptual Design of an Electron Accelerator for Bio-Solid Waste Treatment.. United States. doi:10.2172/1568824.
Fermi Research Alliance, Fermi Alliance. Tue . "Conceptual Design of an Electron Accelerator for Bio-Solid Waste Treatment.". United States. doi:10.2172/1568824. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1568824.
@article{osti_1568824,
title = {Conceptual Design of an Electron Accelerator for Bio-Solid Waste Treatment.},
author = {Fermi Research Alliance, Fermi Alliance},
abstractNote = {Several studies have identified electron beam (EB) irradiation of municipal wastewater and bio-solids as an effective and promising approach to the environmental remediation of the enormous quantities of human waste created by a growing world-wide population and increased urbanization. However, despite the technical success of experimental and pilot programs over the last several decades, the technique is still not in commercial use anywhere in the world. In addition, the report also identifies the need for “Financial and infrastructure participation from a utility for demonstration project” and “Education and awareness of safety of utilizing electron beam technology” as two additional roadblocks preventing technology adoption of EB treatment for bio-solids. In this concept design, we begin to address these barriers by working with Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) and by the applying the latest accelerator technologies developed at Fermilab and within the DOE Office of Science laboratory complex.},
doi = {10.2172/1568824},
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place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {9}
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