Jie Yao

Harbin Institute of Technology, Charbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China

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Publications (6)12.92 Total impact

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    ABSTRACT: To identify the intermediates of 4-chlorophenol (4-CP) and bring forward the degradation pathways in the process of catalytic ozonation of 4-CP, 4-CP was ozonated with MnOx/γ-Al2O3/TiO2 (MAT) catalyst, and 4-CP was almost decomposed within 30 min, the mineralization reaching above 94.1% at 100 min. The evident reduction of the degradation with the addition of the radical scavenger tert-butanol (TBA) and the stronger spin-adduct signals of 5,5-dimethyl-1-pyrroline-N-oxide (DMPO) indicated that 4-CP was oxidized primarily by hydroxyl radical (·OH). Analysis of GC-MS, HPLC and IC confirmed that aromatic compounds and carboxylic acids were predominant oxidative organic intermediates of 4-CP in catalytic ozonation.The main degradation steps were hydroxylation of 4-CP and the formation of hydroquinone, 4-chlororesorcinol and 4-chlorocatechol. The low molecular weight (LMW) acids, such as malic, malonic, oxalic, acetic, and formic acid, were formed from the further oxidation of the intermediates.
    Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering 02/2014; 49(3):327-37. DOI:10.1080/10934529.2014.846657 · 1.16 Impact Factor
  • Long Ye · Shutao Wang · Hong You · Jie Yao · Xi Kang
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    ABSTRACT: Recent work is focused on photocatalytic reduction of aqueous perchlorate (ClO4-) by using Cu–TiO2/SiO2 catalysts in the presence of a hole scavenger (citric acid, Cit) in UV/Cu–TiO2/SiO2 system. The catalysts were prepared by the sol–gel dip-coating method using SiO2 as a support, tetrabutyl titanate and copper chloride as precursors. The catalysts were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscope (SEM), diffuse reflectance UV–Visible (DRS-UV–Vis) and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS). The influences of copper content in catalysts, photogenerated electron, photogenerated hole, hydroxyl radical, initial pH and intermediates on photocatalytic perchlorate reduction were studied and the optimum reaction conditions were determined. Results indicate that the catalyst has the best catalytic activity when the nominal mass ratio of Cu2+ to TiO2 is 0.5%. The efficiency of perchlorate reduction in the presence of Cit (0.15 mM) can reach 56.0% after 140 min irradiation (368 ± 0.5 K) when the initial concentration of ClO4- was 0.001 mM. Cl− is identified as the end product and ClO4- concentration increases after Cit is exhausted. ClO3- is the main intermediate either in the course of ClO4-→Cl- in the presence of Cit or of Cl-→ClO4- in the absence of Cit in UV/Cu–TiO2/SiO2 system.
    Chemical Engineering Journal 06/2013; 226:434–443. DOI:10.1016/j.cej.2013.04.047 · 4.32 Impact Factor
  • Long Ye · Hong You · Jie Yao · Xi Kang · Lu Tang
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    ABSTRACT: Seasonal variation and influencing factors of perchlorate in snow, surface soil, rain, surface water, groundwater and corn were studied. Seven hundreds and seventy samples were collected in different periods in Harbin and its vicinity, China. Perchlorate concentrations were analyzed by ion chromatography-electrospray mass spectrometry. Results indicate that fireworks and firecrackers display from the Spring Festival to the Lantern Festival (February 2, 2011-February 17, 2011) can result in the occurrence of perchlorate in surface soil and snow. Perchlorate distribution is affected by wind direction in winter. Melting snow which contained perchlorate can dissolve perchlorate in surface soil, and then perchlorate can percolate into groundwater so that perchlorate concentrations in groundwater increased in spring. Perchlorate concentrations in groundwater and surface water decrease after rainy season in summer. Groundwater samples collected in the floodplain areas of the Songhua River and the Ashi River contained higher perchlorate concentrations than that far away with the rivers. The corns have the ability to accumulate perchlorate.
    Chemosphere 12/2012; 90(10). DOI:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2012.10.058 · 3.34 Impact Factor
  • Long Ye · Hong You · Jie Yao · Huailong Su
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    ABSTRACT: Perchlorate is not only a known health hazard for human but also one of the persistent inorganic pollutants. Some significant technologies have been carried out to remove or reduce perchlorate in water. A comprehensive review about these technologies is presented, including adsorption, membrane filtration, ion‐exchange (IX), biodegradation, chemical reduction, electrochemical reduction and bioelectrochemistry reduction. The mechanisms, influencing factors and practical applications of various technologies are discussed in detail. In particular, IX is the most effective technology for removing trace quantity perchlorate from drinking water, and biodegradation is suitable for large scale wastewater. Regrettably, there is no single technology that is perfect for complete perchlorate removal or reduction, although correlative studies are still in process. The integrated technologies, such as IX combined with biodegradation, may bring a glimmer of dawn and hope to the improvement of completely removing perchlorate from water.
    Desalination 07/2012; 298:1–12. DOI:10.1016/j.desal.2012.05.006 · 3.76 Impact Factor
  • Long Ye · Hong You · Jie Yao · Huailong Su
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    ABSTRACT: A comprehensive analytical method based on solid phase extraction-ion chromatography (SPE-IC) has been developed for the determination of trace perchlorate in groundwater. An amount of 0.7 liter of groundwater was enriched by a solid phase extraction column after pretreatment to remove the interference ions and then the column was eluted by 6 mL 1% NaOH solution. After filtration of the concentrated liquor with a filter membrane (0.45 microm), the liquor was analyzed on an ion chromatograph (IC) equipped with an Ion Pac AS20 separation column and a 50 microL injection loop, eluted with 40 mmol/L KOH solution. The method detection limit (MDL) and limit of determination (LOD) of perchlorate were 0.15 microg/L and 0.60 microg/L, respectively. The recovery was in the range of 99.7%-100.5% when the sampling concentrations were in the range of 1-15 microg/L. The method is economical and effective. It can be applied to determine trace perchlorate in groundwater. The perchlorate in groundwater samples got from the areas surrounding Harbin was determined by this method. The relative errors were in the range of 1.85%-9.24% between the results got by the SPE-IC and ion chromatography-tandem single quadrupole mass spectrometry.
    Se pu = Chinese journal of chromatography / Zhongguo hua xue hui 06/2012; 30(1):76-9. DOI:10.3724/SP.J.1123.2011.08054
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    ABSTRACT: Ion chromatography detection parameters optimizing and photocatalystic reduction were researched in this paper. Results showed that Taguchi method can improve the stability of ion chromatography detection state, and perchlorate can be reduced by photocatalyst method. This results gave a new image in the deep process of water.
    01/2011; DOI:10.1109/icbbe.2011.5780790

Publication Stats

28 Citations
12.92 Total Impact Points


  • 2011–2014
    • Harbin Institute of Technology
      • School of Municipal and Environmental Engineering
      Charbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China