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UV Disinfection—Theory to Practice

  1. James P. Malley Jr.

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env268

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Malley, J. P. 2003. UV Disinfection—Theory to Practice. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003


  • Background

  • Effectiveness of UV Disinfection

  • Factors Effecting UV System Performance

  • Important Considerations in UV System Design

  • Acknowledgments


  • ultraviolet, use in disinfection;
  • UV, use in disinfection;
  • disinfection, ultraviolet (UV)