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Rapid decontamination of large surface areas

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Farrar, L.C. ; Montec Assoc. Inc., Butte, MT, USA ; Farrar, L.C. ; Haack, D.P. ; McGrath, S.E.
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The effectiveness of the decontamination of biological agents (spores) on surfaces by two thermal plasma systems is reported. Using existing systems, operating at nonoptimum conditions, a steam plasma decontaminated surfaces at a maximum speed of 1.4 mph and a nitrogen plasma decontaminated at a maximum of 2.4 mph

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Plasma Science, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:28 ,  Issue: 1 )