A New Method of Generation of Gases at Parts Per Million Levels for Preparation of Standard Gases

Yoshikazu Hashimoto, Shigeru Tanaka

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Abstract

A new method of generation of gases at parts per million (ppm) levels for gas standards was developed. This method enables generation of many sorts of gases including SO2, NOx, (NO and NO2), H2S, HCN, and NH3 by a simple apparatus and simple operations. The rate of gas generation depends on pH, concentration, and temperature of the solution for gas generation, which contains a specific solute and buffer agents. This method possesses precision and.accuracy equal to those of the permeation tube, and the variation of the concentration of generated gas was less than 3%. Gases generated by this method can be utilized for calibration of the measuring instruments, biological and medical experiments, and studies on chemical reactions in ambient air.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)413-416
Number of pages4
JournalEnvironmental Science and Technology
Volume14
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1980 Feb 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Environmental Chemistry

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