Publications

2024

Journal Articles

Reactions of hypobromous acid with dimethyl selenide, dimethyl diselenide and other organic selenium compounds: kinetics and product formation

E. Muller; U. Von Gunten; J. Tolu; S. Bouchet; L. H. E. Winkel 

Environmental Science-Water Research & Technology. 2024-01-08. DOI : 10.1039/d3ew00787a.

Role of Carbonyl Compounds for N-Nitrosamine Formation during Nitrosation: Kinetics and Mechanisms

Y. Pan; F. Breider; B. Barrios; D. Minakata; H. Deng et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2024. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.3c07461.

2023

Journal Articles

Chlorination of amides: Kinetics and mechanisms of formation of N-chloramides and their reactions with phenolic compounds

T. Zhang; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2023-08-15. Vol. 242, p. 120131. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2023.120131.

Evaluation of the role of superoxide radical as chain carrier for the formation of hydroxyl radical during ozonation

Y. Guo; G. Yu; U. von Gunten; Y. Wang 

Water Research. 2023-06-16. Vol. 242, p. 120158. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2023.120158.

Impact of chlorination and ozonation of dissolved organic matter on its photo-induced production of long-lived photooxidants and excited triplet states

S. C. Remke; J. Houska; U. von Gunten; S. Canonica 

Water Research. 2023-05-23. Vol. 239, p. 119921. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2023.119921.

Hydrogen Peroxide Formation during Ozonation of Olefins and Phenol: Mechanistic Insights from Oxygen Isotope Signatures

J. Houska; L. Stocco; T. B. Hofstetter; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2023-05-08. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.3c00788.

Formation of carbonyl compounds during ozonation of lake water and wastewater: Development of a non-target screening method and quantification of target compounds

T. Manasfi; J. Houska; I. Gebhardt; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2023-05-02. Vol. 237, p. 119751. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2023.119751.

A Survey of Industrial N-nitrosamine Discharges in Switzerland

F. Breider; C. G. Aquillon; U. von Gunten 

Journal of Hazardous Materials. 2023-02-28.  p. 131094. DOI : 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2023.131094.

Ozonation of lake water and wastewater: Identification of carbonous and nitrogenous carbonyl-containing oxidation byproducts by non-target screening

J. Houska; T. Manasfi; I. Gebhardt; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2023-02-09. Vol. 232, p. 119484. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2022.119484.

Reactivity of Bromine Radical with Dissolved Organic Matter Moieties and Monochloramine: Effect on Bromate Formation during Ozonation

S. Lim; B. Barrios; D. Minakata; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2023-01-27. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.2c07694.

Oxidative Water Treatment: The Track Ahead

Y. Lee; D. L. Sedlak; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2023. Vol. 57, num. 47, p. 18391-18392. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.3c07785.

Predicting Transformation Products during Aqueous Oxidation Processes: Current State and Outlook

D. Minakata; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2023. Vol. 57, num. 47, p. 18410-18419. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.3c04086.

Reviews

Critical Review on Bromate Formation during Ozonation and Control Options for Its Minimization

C. M. Morrison; S. Hogard; R. Pearce; A. Mohan; A. N. Pisarenko et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2023-06-26. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.3c00538.

Theses

Mechanistic insights on interactions of dissolved organic matter with chemical oxidants: quantification of reactive sites and identification of oxidation byproducts

J. M. Houska / U. von Gunten (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2023. 

2022

Journal Articles

Oxidation of organic micropollutant surrogate functional groups with peracetic acid activated by aqueous Co(II), Cu(II), or Ag(I) and geopolymer-supported Co(II)

T. Luukkonen; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2022-09-01. Vol. 223, p. 118984. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2022.118984.

Nanoplastics removal during drinking water treatment: Laboratory- and pilot-scale experiments and modeling

G. Pulido-Reyes; L. Magherini; C. Bianco; R. Sethi; U. von Gunten et al. 

Journal Of Hazardous Materials. 2022-08-15. Vol. 436, p. 129011. DOI : 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.129011.

Tradeoff between micropollutant abatement and bromate formation during ozonation of concentrates from nanofiltration and reverse osmosis processes

R. Wuensch; T. Hettich; M. Prahtel; M. Thomann; T. Wintgens et al. 

Water Research. 2022-08-01. Vol. 221, p. 118785. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2022.118785.

Kinetic and mechanistic understanding of chlorite oxidation during chlorination: Optimization of ClO2 pre-oxidation for disinfection byproduct control

V. Rouge; Y. Lee; U. von Gunten; S. Allard 

Water Research. 2022-07-15. Vol. 220, p. 118515. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2022.118515.

Inputs of disinfection by-products to the marine environment from various industrial activities: Comparison to natural production

M. Grote; J-L. Boudenne; J-P. Croue; B. Escher; U. von Gunten et al. 

Water Research. 2022-06-15. Vol. 217, p. 118383. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2022.118383.

Photochemical oxidation of phenols and anilines mediated by phenoxyl radicals in aqueous solution

S. C. Remke; T. H. Buergin; L. Ludvikova; D. Heger; O. S. Wenger et al. 

Water Research. 2022-04-15. Vol. 213, p. 118095. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2022.118095.

Application of UV absorbance and electron-donating capacity as surrogates for micropollutant abatement during full-scale ozonation of secondary-treated wastewater

N. Walpen; A. Joss; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2022-02-01. Vol. 209, p. 117858. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2021.117858.

Reactions of amines with ozone and chlorine: Two novel oxidative methods to evaluate the N-DBP formation potential from dissolved organic nitrogen

K-A. Essaied; L. V. Brown; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2022-02-01. Vol. 209, p. 117864. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2021.117864.

Reviews

Iodide sources in the aquatic environment and its fate during oxidative water treatment – A critical review

H. MacKeown; U. von Gunten; J. Criquet 

Water Research. 2022-06-15. Vol. 217, p. 118417. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2022.118417.

Ozone disinfection of waterborne pathogens and their surrogates: A critical review

C. M. Morrison; S. Hogard; R. Pearce; D. Gerrity; E. C. Wert et al. 

Water Research. 2022-05-01. Vol. 214, p. 118206. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2022.118206.

Ozonation of organic compounds in water and wastewater: A critical review

S. Lim; J. L. Shi; U. von Gunten; D. L. McCurry 

Water Research. 2022-04-15. Vol. 213, p. 118053. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2022.118053.

Theses

Pretreatment options for micropollutant abatement before aquifer recharge in drinking water production: Assessment of UV/H2O2 and dense membranes

R. Wünsch / U. von Gunten; T. Wintgens (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2022. 

2021

Journal Articles

Oxidation of 51 micropollutants during drinking water ozonation: Formation of transformation products and their fate during biological post-filtration

R. Gulde; B. Clerc; M. Rutsch; J. Helbing; E. Salhi et al. 

Water Research. 2021-12-01. Vol. 207, p. 117812. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2021.117812.

Oxidant-reactive carbonous moieties in dissolved organic matter: Selective quantification by oxidative titration using chlorine dioxide and ozone

J. Houska; E. Salhi; N. Walpen; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2021-12-01. Vol. 207, p. 117790. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2021.117790.

Phototransformation kinetics of cyanobacterial toxins and secondary metabolites in surface waters

R. Natumi; S. Marcotullio; E. M. -L. Janssen 

Environmental Sciences Europe. 2021-12-01. Vol. 33, num. 1, p. 26. DOI : 10.1186/s12302-021-00465-3.

Permanganate Reduction by Hydrogen Peroxide: Formation of Reactive Manganese Species and Superoxide and Enhanced Micropollutant Abatement

K. Xu; U. von Gunten 

Acs Es&T Engineering. 2021-10-08. Vol. 1, num. 10, p. 1410-1419. DOI : 10.1021/acsestengg.1c00138.

Toxic effects of substituted p-benzoquinones and hydroquinones in in vitro bioassays are altered by reactions with the cell assay medium

P. R. Tentscher; B. Escher; R. Schlichting; M. Koenig; N. Bramaz et al. 

Water Research. 2021-09-01. Vol. 202, p. 117415. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2021.117415.

Formation of transformation products during ozonation of secondary wastewater effluent and their fate in post-treatment: From laboratory-to full-scale

R. Gulde; M. Rutsch; B. Clerc; J. E. Schollee; U. von Gunten et al. 

Water Research. 2021-07-15. Vol. 200, p. 117200. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2021.117200.

Micropollutants as internal probe compounds to assess UV fluence and hydroxyl radical exposure in UV/H 2 O 2 treatment

R. Wunsch; C. Mayer; J. Plattner; F. Eugster; R. Wulser et al. 

Water Research. 2021-05-01. Vol. 195, p. 116940. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2021.116940.

Reaction of DMS and HOBr as a Sink for Marine DMS and an Inhibitor of Bromoform Formation

E. Muller; U. von Gunten; S. Bouchet; B. Droz; L. H. E. Winkel 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2021-04-20. Vol. 55, num. 8, p. 5547-5558. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.0c08189.

Enhanced Treatment of Municipal Wastewater Effluents by Fe-TAML/H2O2: Efficiency of Micropollutant Abatement

U. Jans; C. Prasse; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2021-03-02. Vol. 55, num. 5, p. 3313-3321. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.0c07662.

Reactions of alpha,beta-Unsaturated Carbonyls with Free Chlorine, Free Bromine, and Combined Chlorine

E. L. Marron; J. Van Buren; A. A. Cuthbertson; E. Darby; U. von Gunten et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2021-03-02. Vol. 55, num. 5, p. 3305-3312. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.0c07660.

Enhanced transformation of aquatic organic compounds by long-lived photooxidants (LLPO) produced from dissolved organic matter

S. C. Remke; U. von Gunten; S. Canonica 

Water Research. 2021-02-15. Vol. 190, p. 116707. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2020.116707.

Optical properties and photochemical production of hydroxyl radical and singlet oxygen after ozonation of dissolved organic matter

F. Leresche; J. A. Torres-Ruiz; T. Kurtz; U. von Gunten; F. L. Rosario-Ortiz 

Environmental Science-Water Research & Technology. 2021-02-01. Vol. 7, num. 2, p. 346-356. DOI : 10.1039/d0ew00878h.

Theses

Phototransformation of Organic Contaminants in Aquatic Systems: Characterization of Long-Lived Photooxidants Derived from Dissolved Organic Matter

S. C. Remke / U. von Gunten; S. Canonica (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2021. 

Presence of sub-inhibitory concentrations of quaternary ammonium compounds in water: effects on bacteria and their inactivation by ozone and monochloramine

M. O. Voumard / U. von Gunten; F. F. V. Breider (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2021. 

2020

Journal Articles

Chlorination and bromination of olefins: Kinetic and mechanistic aspects

J. Li; J. Jiang; T. Manasfi; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2020-12-15. Vol. 187, p. 116424. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2020.116424.

Efficiency of pre-oxidation of natural organic matter for the mitigation of disinfection byproducts: Electron donating capacity and UV absorbance as surrogate parameters

V. Rouge; U. von Gunten; S. Allard 

Water Research. 2020-12-15. Vol. 187, p. 116418. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2020.116418.

Quenching of an Aniline Radical Cation by Dissolved Organic Matter and Phenols: A Laser Flash Photolysis Study

F. Leresche; L. Ludvikova; D. Heger; U. von Gunten; S. Canonica 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2020-12-01. Vol. 54, num. 23, p. 15057-15065. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.0c05230.

Quantification of the electron donating capacity and UV absorbance of dissolved organic matter during ozonation of secondary wastewater effluent by an assay and an automated analyzer

N. Walpen; J. Houska; E. Salhi; M. Sander; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2020-10-15. Vol. 185, p. 116235. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2020.116235.

Assessment of the breakthrough of micropollutants in full-scale granular activated carbon adsorbers by rapid small-scale column tests and a novel pilot-scale sampling approach

T. Merle; D. R. U. Knappe; W. Pronk; B. Vogler; J. Hollender et al. 

Environmental Science-Water Research & Technology. 2020-10-01. Vol. 6, num. 10, p. 2742-2751. DOI : 10.1039/d0ew00405g.

Chlorothalonil transformation products in drinking water resources: Widespread and challenging to abate

K. Kiefer; T. Bader; N. Minas; E. Salhi; E. Janssen et al. 

Water Research. 2020-09-15. Vol. 183, p. 116066. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2020.116066.

Comparison of the impact of ozone, chlorine dioxide, ferrate and permanganate pre-oxidation on organic disinfection byproduct formation during post-chlorination

V. Rouge; U. von Gunten; M. L. de Sentenac; M. Massi; P. J. Wright et al. 

Environmental Science-Water Research & Technology. 2020-09-01. Vol. 6, num. 9, p. 2382-2395. DOI : 10.1039/d0ew00411a.

Mixture effects of drinking water disinfection by-products: implications for risk assessment

D. Stalter; E. O’Malley; U. von Gunten; B. I. Escher 

Environmental Science-Water Research & Technology. 2020-09-01. Vol. 6, num. 9, p. 2341-2351. DOI : 10.1039/c9ew00988d.

Themed issue on drinking water oxidation and disinfection processes

T. Bond; W. Chu; U. von Gunten; M. J. Farre 

Environmental Science-Water Research & Technology. 2020-09-01. Vol. 6, num. 9, p. 2252-2256. DOI : 10.1039/d0ew90042g.

Molecular-Level Transformation of Dissolved Organic Matter during Oxidation by Ozone and Hydroxyl Radical

C. K. Remucal; E. Salhi; N. Walpen; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2020-08-18. Vol. 54, num. 16, p. 10351-10360. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.0c03052.

Kinetics of the reaction between hydrogen peroxide and aqueous iodine: Implications for technical and natural aquatic systems

J. Shin; Y. Lee; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2020-07-15. Vol. 179, p. 115852. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2020.115852.

Generation of hydroxyl radical during chlorination of hydroxyphenols and natural organic matter extracts

E. M. Rodriguez; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2020-06-15. Vol. 177, p. 115691. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2020.115691.

Reactions of pyrrole, imidazole, and pyrazole with ozone: kinetics and mechanisms

A. Tekle-Roettering; S. Lim; E. Reisz; H. V. Lutze; M. S. Abdighahroudi et al. 

Environmental Science-Water Research & Technology. 2020-04-01. Vol. 6, num. 4, p. 976-992. DOI : 10.1039/c9ew01078e.

Adaptation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to constant sub-inhibitory concentrations of quaternary ammonium compounds

M. Voumard; L. Venturelli; M. Borgatta; A. Croxatto; S. Kasas et al. 

Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology. 2020-02-17. Vol. 6, num. 4, p. 1139-1152. DOI : 10.1039/C9EW01056D.

Chlorination of Phenols Revisited: Unexpected Formation of α,β-Unsaturated C4-Dicarbonyl Ring Cleavage Products

C. Prasse; U. von Gunten; D. L. Sedlak 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2020-01-06. Vol. 54, num. 2, p. 826-834. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.9b04926.

Reviews

Persulfate-Based Advanced Oxidation: Critical Assessment of Opportunities and Roadblocks

J. Lee; U. von Gunten; J-H. Kim 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2020-03-17. Vol. 54, num. 6, p. 3064-3081. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.9b07082.

Theses

Reactions of nitrogen-containing compounds with ozone: kinetics and mechanisms

S. E. Lim / U. von Gunten; C. McArdell (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

2019

Journal Articles

Hypobromous Acid as an Unaccounted Sink for Marine Dimethyl Sulfide?

E. Muller; U. von Gunten; S. Bouchet; B. Droz; L. H. E. Winkel 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2019-11-19. Vol. 53, num. 22, p. 13146-13157. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.9b04310.

Kinetic and mechanistic aspects of selenite oxidation by chlorine, bromine, monochloramine, ozone, permanganate, and hydrogen peroxide

S. Liu; E. Salhi; W. Huang; K. Diao; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2019-11-01. Vol. 164, p. 114876. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2019.114876.

Surface water treatment by UV/H2O2 with subsequent soil aquifer treatment: impact on micropollutants, dissolved organic matter and biological activity

R. Wuensch; J. Plattner; D. Cayon; F. Eugster; J. Gebhardt et al. 

Environmental Science-Water Research & Technology. 2019-10-01. Vol. 5, num. 10, p. 1709-1722. DOI : 10.1039/c9ew00547a.

Proxies to monitor the inactivation of viruses by ozone in surface water and wastewater effluent

C. Wolf; A. Pavese; U. von Gunten; T. Kohn 

Water Research. 2019-09-13. Vol. 166, p. 115088. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2019.115088.

Reactions of aliphatic amines with ozone: Kinetics and mechanisms

S. Lim; C. S. McArdell; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2019-06-15. Vol. 157, p. 514-528. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2019.03.089.

Effects of Ozone on the Photochemical and Photophysical Properties of Dissolved Organic Matter

F. Leresche; G. McKay; T. Kurtz; U. von Gunten; S. Canonica et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2019-05-21. Vol. 53, num. 10, p. 5622-5632. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.8b06410.

Differences in viral disinfection mechanisms as revealed by quantitative transfection of Echovirus 11 genomes

J. R. Torrey; U. von Gunten; T. Kohn 

Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2019-05-10. Vol. 85, num. 14, p. e00961-19. DOI : 10.1128/AEM.00961-19.

Enhanced transformation of sulfonamide antibiotics by manganese(IV) oxide in the presence of model humic constituents

Y. Song; J. Jiang; J. Ma; Y. Zhou; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2019-04-15. Vol. 153, p. 200-207. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2019.01.011.

Laser flash photolysis study of the photoinduced oxidation of 4-(dimethylamino)benzonitrile (DMABN)

F. Leresche; L. Ludvikova; D. Heger; P. Klan; U. von Gunten et al. 

Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences. 2019-02-01. Vol. 18, num. 2, p. 534-545. DOI : 10.1039/c8pp00519b.

Reviews

Micropollutant Oxidation Studied by Quantum Chemical Computations: Methodology and Applications to Thermodynamics, Kinetics, and Reaction Mechanisms

P. R. Tentscher; M. Lee; U. von Gunten 

Accounts of Chemical Research. 2019-03-01. Vol. 52, num. 3, p. 605-614. DOI : 10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00610.

A Tale of Two Treatments: The Multiple Barrier Approach to Removing Chemical Contaminants During Potable Water Reuse

E. L. Marron; W. A. Mitch; U. von Gunten; D. L. Sedlak 

Accounts Of Chemical Research. 2019-03-01. Vol. 52, num. 3, p. 615-622. DOI : 10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00612.

2018

Journal Articles

Behavior of NDMA precursors at 21 full-scale water treatment facilities

S. W. Krasner; P. Westerhoff; W. A. Mitch; D. Hanigan; D. L. McCurry et al. 

Environmental Science-Water Research & Technology. 2018-12-01. Vol. 4, num. 12, p. 1966-1978. DOI : 10.1039/c8ew00442k.

Impact of Combined Chlorination and Chloramination Conditions on N-Nitrosodimethylamine Formation

S. W. Krasner; C. F. T. Lee; W. A. Mitch; U. von Gunten 

Journal American Water Works Association. 2018-12-01. Vol. 110, num. 12, p. 11-24. DOI : 10.1002/awwa.1128.

In Situ Formation of Free Chlorine During ClO2 Treatment: Implications on the Formation of Disinfection Byproducts

V. Rouge; S. Allard; J-P. Croue; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2018-11-20. Vol. 52, num. 22, p. 13421-13429. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.8b04415.

Non-target screening to trace ozonation transformation products in a wastewater treatment train including different post-treatments

J. E. Schollée; M. Bourgin; U. von Gunten; C. S. McArdell; J. Hollender 

Water Research. 2018-10-01. Vol. 142, p. 267-278. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2018.05.045.

Formation of N-nitrosamines by micelle-catalysed nitrosation of aliphatic secondary amines

F. Breider; I. Salihu; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts. 2018-09-11. Vol. 20, num. 10, p. 1479-1487. DOI : 10.1039/C8EM00335A.

Reactions of Ferrate(VI) with Iodide and Hypoiodous Acid: Kinetics, Pathways, and Implications for the Fate of Iodine during Water Treatment

J. Shin; U. von Gunten; D. A. Reckhow; S. Allard; Y. Lee 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2018-07-03. Vol. 52, num. 13, p. 7458-7467. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.8b01565.

Ozone and chlorine reactions with dissolved organic matter – Assessment of oxidant-reactive moieties by optical measurements and the electron donating capacities

L. Önnby; E. Salhi; G. McKay; F. L. Rosario-Ortiz; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2018-06-27. Vol. 144, p. 64-75. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2018.06.059.

Two analytical approaches quantifying the electron donating capacities of dissolved organic matter to monitor its oxidation during chlorination and ozonation

L. Önnby; N. Walpen; E. Salhi; M. Sander; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2018-06-27. Vol. 144, p. 677-689. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2018.06.060.

Formation of brominated trihalomethanes during chlorination or ozonation of natural organic matter extracts and model compounds in saline water

Z-Q. Liu; A. D. Shah; E. Salhi; J. Bolotin; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2018-06-18. Vol. 143, p. 492-502. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2018.06.042.

Specific and total N -nitrosamines formation potentials of nitrogenous micropollutants during chloramination

A. Piazzoli; F. Breider; C. G. Aquillon; M. Antonelli; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2018-06-15. Vol. 135, p. 311-321. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2018.02.019.

Fate of Cr(III) during ozonation of secondary municipal wastewater effluent

I. A. Katsoyiannis; C. Gachet; U. von Gunten 

Ozone: Science & Engineering. 2018-06-08.  p. 1-7. DOI : 10.1080/01919512.2018.1481362.

Oxidation Processes in Water Treatment: Are We on Track?

U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2018-05-01. Vol. 52, num. 9, p. 5062-5075. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.8b00586.

Ozonation of municipal wastewater effluent containing metal sulfides and metal complexes: Kinetics and mechanisms

B. Thalmann; U. von Gunten; R. Kaegi 

Water Research. 2018-05-01. Vol. 134, p. 170-180. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2018.01.042.

Ozonation of Para-Substituted Phenolic Compounds Yields p-Benzoquinones, Other Cyclic α,β-Unsaturated Ketones, and Substituted Catechols

P. R. Tentscher; M. Bourgin; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2018-04-17. Vol. 52, num. 8, p. 4763-4773. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.8b00011.

Evaluation of a full-scale wastewater treatment plant upgraded with ozonation and biological post-treatments: Abatement of micropollutants, formation of transformation products and oxidation by-products

M. Bourgin; B. Beck; M. Boehler; E. Borowska; J. Fleiner et al. 

Water Research. 2018-02-01. Vol. 129, p. 486-498. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2017.10.036.

Kinetics of inactivation of waterborne enteric viruses by ozone

C. Wolf; U. von Gunten; T. Kohn 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2018. Vol. 52, p. 2170-2177. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.7b05111.

2017

Journal Articles

Carbon, Hydrogen, and Nitrogen Isotope Fractionation Trends in N-Nitrosodimethylamine Reflect the Formation Pathway during Chloramination of Tertiary Amines

S. Spahr; U. Von Gunten; T. B. Hofstetter 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2017. Vol. 51, num. 22, p. 13170-13179. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.7b03919.

Halide removal from waters by silver nanoparticles and hydrogen peroxide

A. M. S. Polo; J. J. Lopez-Penalver; J. Rivera-Utrilla; U. Von Gunten; M. Sanchez-Polo 

Science Of The Total Environment. 2017. Vol. 607, p. 649-657. DOI : 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.05.144.

Nitrate formation during ozonation as a surrogate parameter for abatement of micropollutants and the N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) formation potential

Y. Song; F. Breider; J. Ma; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2017. Vol. 122, p. 246-257. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2017.05.074.

Effect of operational and water quality parameters on conventional ozonation and the advanced oxidation process O-3/H2O2: Kinetics of micropollutant abatement, transformation product and bromate formation in a surface water

M. Bourgin; E. Borowska; J. Helbing; J. Hollender; H-P. Kaiser et al. 

Water Research. 2017. Vol. 122, p. 234-245. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2017.05.018.

MEMBRO3X, a Novel Combination of a Membrane Contactor with Advanced Oxidation (O-3/H2O2) for Simultaneous Micropollutant Abatement and Bromate Minimization

T. Merle; W. Pronk; U. Von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology Letters. 2017. Vol. 4, num. 5, p. 180-185. DOI : 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00061.

Mechanistic Aspects of the Formation of Adsorbable Organic Bromine during Chlorination of Bromide-containing Synthetic Waters

M. Langsa; A. Heitz; C. A. Joll; U. Von Gunten; S. Allard 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2017. Vol. 51, num. 9, p. 5146-5155. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.7b00691.

Options and limitations for bromate control during ozonation of wastewater

F. Soltermann; C. Abegglen; M. Tschui; S. Stahel; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2017. Vol. 116, p. 76-85. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2017.02.026.

Reactions of hypoiodous acid with model compounds and the formation of iodoform in absence/presence of permanganate

X. Zhao; J. Ma; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2017. Vol. 119, p. 126-135. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2017.04.033.

UV/H2O2 advanced oxidation for abatement of organophosphorous pesticides and the effects on various toxicity screening assays

A. M. Parker; Y. Lester; E. K. Spangler; U. Von Gunten; K. G. Linden 

Chemosphere. 2017. Vol. 182, p. 477-482. DOI : 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.04.150.

Formation and reactivity of inorganic and organic chloramines and bromamines during oxidative water treatment

M. B. Heeb; M. Kristiana; D. Trogolo; J. S. Arey; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2017. Vol. 110, p. 91-101. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2016.11.065.

A computer-based prediction platform for the reaction of ozone with organic compounds in aqueous solution: kinetics and mechanisms

M. Lee; L. C. Blum; E. Schmid; K. Fenner; U. Von Gunten 

Environmental Science-Processes & Impacts. 2017. Vol. 19, num. 3, p. 465-476. DOI : 10.1039/c6em00584e.

Quantification of Total N-Nitrosamine Concentrations in Aqueous Samples via UV-Photolysis and Chemiluminescence Detection of Nitric Oxide

F. Breider; U. Von Gunten 

Analytical Chemistry. 2017. Vol. 89, num. 3, p. 1574-1582. DOI : 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b03595.

Abatement of Polychoro-1,3-butadienes in Aqueous Solution by Ozone, UV Photolysis, and Advanced Oxidation Processes (O-3/H2O2 and UV/H2O2)

M. Lee; T. Merle; D. Rentsch; S. Canonica; U. Von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2017. Vol. 51, num. 1, p. 497-505. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.6b04506.

Formation of N-Nitrosodimethylamine during Chloramination of Secondary and Tertiary Amines: Role of Molecular Oxygen and Radical Intermediates

S. Spahr; O. A. Cirpka; U. Von Gunten; T. B. Hofstetter 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2017. Vol. 51, num. 1, p. 280-290. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.6b04780.

Kinetics and mechanisms of nitrate and ammonium formation during ozonation of dissolved organic nitrogen

G. A. De Vera; W. Gernjak; H. Weinberg; M. Jose Farre; J. Keller et al. 

Water Research. 2017. Vol. 108, p. 451-461. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2016.10.021.

Comparison of methylisoborneol and geosmin abatement in surface water by conventional ozonation and an electro-peroxone process

W. Yao; Q. Qu; U. Von Gunten; C. Chen; G. Yu et al. 

Water Research. 2017. Vol. 108, p. 373-382. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2016.11.014.

2016

Journal Articles

Inactivation of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Resistance Genes by Ozone: From Laboratory Experiments to Full-Scale Wastewater Treatment

N. Czekalski; S. Imminger; E. Salhi; M. Veljkovic; K. Kleffel et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2016. Vol. 50, num. 21, p. 11862-11871. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.6602640.

Halide removal from aqueous solution by novel silver-polymeric materials

A. M. S. Polo; I. Velo-Gala; M. Sanchez-Polo; U. Von Gunten; J. J. Lopez-Penalver et al. 

Science Of The Total Environment. 2016. Vol. 573, p. 1125-1131. DOI : 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.08.071.

Bromide Sources and Loads in Swiss Surface Waters and Their Relevance for Bromate Formation during Wastewater Ozonation

F. Soltermann; C. Abegglen; C. Gotz; U. Von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2016. Vol. 50, num. 18, p. 9825-9834. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.6b01142.

Probing the Photosensitizing and Inhibitory Effects of Dissolved Organic Matter by Using N,N-dimethyl-4-cyanoaniline (DMABN)

F. Leresche; U. Von Gunten; S. Canonica 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2016. Vol. 50, num. 20, p. 10997-11007. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.6b02868.

Point-of-use water filters can effectively remove disinfection by-products and toxicity from chlorinated and chloraminated tap water

D. Stalter; E. O’Malley; U. Von Gunten; B. I. Escher 

Environmental Science-Water Research & Technology. 2016. Vol. 2, num. 5, p. 875-883. DOI : 10.1039/c6ew00068a.

Inactivation efficiency of Escherichia coli and autochthonous bacteria during ozonation of municipal wastewater effluents quantified with flow cytometry and adenosine tri-phosphate analyses

Y. Lee; S. Imminger; N. Czekalski; U. Von Gunten; F. Hammes 

Water Research. 2016. Vol. 101, p. 617-627. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2016.05.089.

Sample Enrichment for Bioanalytical Assessment of Disinfected Drinking Water: Concentrating the Polar, the Volatiles, and the Unknowns

D. Stalter; L. I. Peters; E. O’Malley; J. Y-M. Tang; M. Revalor et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2016. Vol. 50, num. 12, p. 6495-6505. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.6b00712.

An American in Zurich: Jerry Schnoor as an Ambassador for US Environmental Science and Engineering

J. G. Hering; W. Giger; S. J. Hug; H. P. E. Kohler; R. Kretzschmar et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2016. Vol. 50, num. 13, p. 6597-6598. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.5b06233.

Emerging investigators series: prediction of trace organic contaminant abatement with UV/H2O2: development and validation of semi-empirical models for municipal wastewater effluents

D. Gerrity; Y. Lee; S. Gamage; M. Lee; A. N. Pisarenko et al. 

Environmental Science-Water Research & Technology. 2016. Vol. 2, num. 3, p. 460-473. DOI : 10.1039/c6ew00051g.

Kinetic and Mechanistic Aspects of the Reactions of Iodide and Hypoiodous Acid with Permanganate: Oxidation and Disproportionation

X. Zhao; E. Salhi; H. Liu; J. Ma; U. Von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2016. Vol. 50, num. 8, p. 4358-4365. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.6b00320.

Oxidation of cetirizine, fexofenadine and hydrochlorothiazide during ozonation: Kinetics and formation of transformation products

E. Borowska; M. Bourgin; J. Hollender; C. Kienle; C. S. Mcardell et al. 

Water Research. 2016. Vol. 94, p. 350-362. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2016.02.020.

Organic Contaminant Abatement in Reclaimed Water by UV/H2O2 and a Combined Process Consisting of O-3/H2O2 Followed by UV/H2O2: Prediction of Abatement Efficiency, Energy Consumption, and Byproduct Formation

Y. Lee; D. Gerrity; M. Lee; S. Gamage; A. Pisarenko et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2016. Vol. 50, num. 7, p. 3809-3819. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.5b04904.

Transformation of Contaminant Candidate List (CCL3) compounds during ozonation and advanced oxidation processes in drinking water: Assessment of biological effects

H. Mestankova; A. M. Parker; N. Bramaz; S. Canonica; K. Schirmer et al. 

Water Research. 2016. Vol. 93, p. 110-120. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2015.12.048.

How do you like your tap water?

F. Rosario-Ortiz; J. Rose; V. Speight; U. Von Gunten; J. Schnoor 

Science. 2016. Vol. 351, num. 6276, p. 912-914. DOI : 10.1126/science.aaf0953.

Fingerprinting the reactive toxicity pathways of 50 drinking water disinfection by-products

D. Stalter; E. O’Malley; U. Von Gunten; B. I. Escher 

Water Research. 2016. Vol. 91, p. 19-30. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2015.12.047.

Reviews

Advances in predicting organic contaminant abatement during ozonation of municipal wastewater effluent: reaction kinetics, transformation products, and changes of biological effects

Y. Lee; U. Von Gunten 

Environmental Science-Water Research & Technology. 2016. Vol. 2, num. 3, p. 421-442. DOI : 10.1039/c6ew00025h.

Theses

Effects of dissolved organic matter on the phototransformation of aromatic amines in surface waters

F. J. Leresche / U. von Gunten; S. Canonica (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Formation of N-nitrosodimethylamine during water disinfection with chloramine

S. Spahr / U. von Gunten; T. Hofstetter (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Prediction of transformation products during ozonation of micropollutant-containing waters

M. Lee / U. von Gunten; K. Fenner (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

The Role of Bromide in Oxidative Water Treatment

M. B. Heeb / U. von Gunten (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

2015

Journal Articles

Catalytic processes and new materials and technologies in water/wastewater treatment

D. Dionysiou; G. L. Puma; G. Korshin; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2015. Vol. 86, p. 1-1. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2015.10.064.

Formation of disinfection by-products during ballast water treatment with ozone, chlorine, and peracetic acid: influence of water quality parameters

A. D. Shah; Z-Q. Liu; E. Salhi; T. Hoefer; B. Werschkun et al. 

Environmental Science-Water Research & Technology. 2015. Vol. 1, num. 4, p. 465-480. DOI : 10.1039/c5ew00061k.

Mechanistic Study on the Formation of Cl-/Br-/I-Trihalomethanes during Chlorination/Chloramination Combined with a Theoretical Cytotoxicity Evaluation

S. Allard; J. Tan; C. A. Joll; U. Von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2015. Vol. 49, num. 18, p. 11105-11114. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.5b02624.

Effect of Ozone Treatment on Nano-Sized Silver Sulfide in Wastewater Effluent

B. Thalmann; A. Voegelin; U. Von Gunten; R. Behra; E. Morgenroth et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2015. Vol. 49, num. 18, p. 10911-10919. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.5b02194.

Comparison of a novel extraction-based colorimetric (ABTS) method with membrane introduction mass spectrometry (MIMS): Trichloramine dynamics in pool water (vol 58, pg 258, 2014)

F. Soltermann; T. Widler; S. Canonica; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2015. Vol. 84, p. 378-378. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2015.07.012.

Determinants of disinfectant pretreatment efficacy for nitrosamine control in chloraminated drinking water

D. L. Mccurry; S. W. Krasner; U. Von Gunten; W. A. Mitch 

Water Research. 2015. Vol. 84, p. 161-170. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2015.07.024.

Reaction of bromine and chlorine with phenolic compounds and natural organic matter extracts – Electrophilic aromatic substitution and oxidation

J. Criquet; E. M. Rodriguez; S. Allard; S. Wellauer; E. Salhi et al. 

Water Research. 2015. Vol. 85, p. 476-486. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2015.08.051.

Novel test procedure to evaluate the treatability of wastewater with ozone

Y. S. Wildhaber; H. Mestankova; M. Schaerer; K. Schirmer; E. Salhi et al. 

Water Research. 2015. Vol. 75, p. 324-335. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2015.02.030.

Photosensitizing and Inhibitory Effects of Ozonated Dissolved Organic Matter on Triplet-Induced Contaminant Transformation

J. Wenk; M. Aeschbacher; M. Sander; U. Von Gunten; S. Canonica 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2015. Vol. 49, num. 14, p. 8541-8549. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.5b02221.

Combination of UV absorbance and electron donating capacity to assess degradation of micropollutants and formation of bromate during ozonation of wastewater effluents

K. Chon; E. Salhi; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2015. Vol. 81, p. 388-397. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2015.05.039.

Sulfamethoxazole and isoproturon degradation and detoxification by a laccase-mediator system: Influence of treatment conditions and mechanistic aspects

J. Margot; P-J. Copin; U. von Gunten; D. A. Barry; C. Holliger 

Biochemical Engineering Journal. 2015. Vol. 103, p. 47-59. DOI : 10.1016/j.bej.2015.06.008.

Development of prediction models for the reactivity of organic compounds with ozone in aqueous solution by quantum chemical calculations: Role of delocalized and localized molecular orbitals

M. Lee; S. Zimmermann-Steffens; J. S. Arey; K. Fenner; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2015. Vol. 49, num. 16, p. 9925-9935. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.5b00902.

Degradation rates of benzotriazoles and benzothiazoles under UV-C irradiation and the advanced oxidation process UV/H2O2

S. Bahnmueller; C. H. Loi; K. L. Linge; U. Von Gunten; S. Canonica 

Water Research. 2015. Vol. 74, p. 143-154. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2014.12.039.

Compound-specific carbon, nitrogen, and hydrogen isotope analysis of N-nitrosodimethylamine in aqueous solutions

S. Spahr; J. Bolotin; J. Schleucher; I. Ehlers; U. von Gunten et al. 

Anal Chem.. 2015. Vol. 87, num. 5, p. 2916-24. DOI : 10.1021/ac5044169.

Trichloramine reactions with nitrogenous and carbonaceous compounds: Kinetics, products and chloroform formation

F. Soltermann; S. Canonica; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2015. Vol. 71, num. C, p. 318-329. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2014.12.014.

Peracetic Acid Oxidation of Saline Waters in the Absence and Presence of H2O2: Secondary Oxidant and Disinfection Byproduct Formation

A. Shah; Z. Liu; E. Salhi; U. von Gunten 

Environmental science & technology. 2015. Vol. 49, num. 3, p. 1698-705. DOI : 10.1021/es503920n.

Evaluation of the persistence of transformation products from ozonation of trace organic compounds – A critical review

U. Hübner; U. von Gunten; M. Jekel 

Water Research. 2015. Vol. 68, num. C, p. 150-170. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2014.09.051.

Molecular mechanism of NDMA formation from N,N-dimethylsulfamide during ozonation: Quantum chemical insights into a bromide-catalyzed pathway

D. Trogolo; B. K. Mishra; M. B. Heeb; U. von Gunten; J. S. Arey 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2015. Vol. 49, num. 7, p. 4163-4175. DOI : 10.1021/es504407h.

2014

Journal Articles

Chlorination of Iodide-Containing Waters in the Presence of CuO: Formation of Periodate

C. Liu; E. Salhi; J-P. Croué; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2014. Vol. 48, num. 22, p. 13173-80. DOI : 10.1021/es5032079.

Development of mutagenicity during degradation of N-nitrosamines by advanced oxidation processes

H. Mestankova; K. Schirmer; S. Canonica; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2014. Vol. 66, p. 399-410. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2014.08.012.

Prediction of micropollutant elimination during ozonation of a hospital wastewater effluent

Y. Lee; L. Kovalova; C. McArdell; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2014. Vol. 64, p. 134-48. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2014.06.027.

Column studies to assess the effects of climate variables on redox processes during riverbank filtration

M. R. Von Rohr; J. G. Hering; H-P. E. Kohler; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2014. Vol. 61, p. 263-275. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2014.05.018.

Reaction of Ferrate(VI) with ABTS and Self-Decay of Ferrate(VI): Kinetics and Mechanisms

Y. Lee; R. Kissner; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2014. Vol. 48, num. 9, p. 5154-5162. DOI : 10.1021/es500804g.

Comparison of a novel extraction-based colorimetric (ABTS) method with membrane introduction mass spectrometry (MIMS): Trichloramine dynamics in pool water

F. Soltermann; T. Widler; S. Canonica; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2014. Vol. 58, p. 258-268. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2014.03.059.

Sunlight-induced transformation of sulfadiazine and sulfamethoxazole in surface waters and wastewater effluents

S. Bahnmüller; U. von Gunten; S. Canonica 

Water Research. 2014. Vol. 57, p. 183-192. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2014.03.019.

Photolysis of inorganic chloramines and efficiency of trichloramine abatement by UV treatment of swimming pool water

F. Soltermann; T. Widler; S. Canonica; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2014. Vol. 56, p. 280-91. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2014.02.034.

Oxidative treatment of bromide-containing waters: Formation of bromine and its reactions with inorganic and organic compounds – A critical review

M. B. Heeb; J. Criquet; S. G. Zimmermann-Steffens; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2014. Vol. 48, p. 15-42. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2013.08.030.

Reviews

Emerging risks from ballast water treatment: The run-up to the International Ballast Water Management Convention

B. Werschkun; S. Banerji; O. C. Basurko; M. David; F. Fuhr et al. 

Chemosphere. 2014. Vol. 112, p. 256-266. DOI : 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2014.03.135.

2013

Journal Articles

Chemical Oxidation of Dissolved Organic Matter by Chlorine Dioxide, Chlorine, And Ozone: Effects on Its Optical and Antioxidant Properties

J. Wenk; M. Aeschbacher; E. Salhi; S. Canonica; U. von Gunten et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2013. Vol. 47, num. 19, p. 11147-11156. DOI : 10.1021/es402516b.

NOM degradation during river infiltration: Effects of the climate variables temperature and discharge

S. Diem; M. R. Von Rohr; J. G. Hering; H-P. E. Kohler; M. Schirmer et al. 

Water Research. 2013. Vol. 47, num. 17, p. 6585-6595. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2013.08.028.

Qualität des Uferfiltrats. Einfluss der Klimabestimmten Variablen Temperatur und Abfluss

S. Diem; M. Rudolf von Rohr; M. Schirmer; H. P. E. Kohler; J. G. Hering et al. 

Aqua & Gas. 2013. Vol. 93, num. 11, p. 14-21.

Hormonaktivität im Trinkwasser

P. Borer; U. von Gunten; M. Suter; P. E. Montandon; B. Brüschweiler et al. 

Aqua & Gas. 2013. Vol. 93, num. 7/8, p. 68-77.

Chlorination of bromide-containing waters: Enhanced bromate formation in the presence of synthetic metal oxides and deposits formed in drinking water distribution systems

C. Liu; U. Von Gunten; J-P. Croue 

Water Research. 2013. Vol. 47, num. 14, p. 5307-5315. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2013.06.010.

Oxidation of Manganese(II) during Chlorination: Role of Bromide

S. Allard; L. Fouche; J. Dick; A. Heitz; U. Von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2013. Vol. 47, num. 15, p. 8716-8723. DOI : 10.1021/es401304r.

Enhanced Chlorine Dioxide Decay in the Presence of Metal Oxides: Relevance to Drinking Water Distribution Systems

C. Liu; U. Von Gunten; J-P. Croue 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2013. Vol. 47, num. 15, p. 8365-8372. DOI : 10.1021/es4015103.

Quantification and characterization of dissolved organic nitrogen in wastewater effluents by electrodialysis treatment followed by size-exclusion chromatography with nitrogen detection

K. Chon; Y. Lee; J. Traber; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2013. Vol. 47, num. 14, p. 5381-5391. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2013.06.019.

Analysis of N-nitrosamines and other nitro(so) compounds in water by high-performance liquid chromatography with post-column UV photolysis/Griess reaction

M. Lee; Y. Lee; F. Soltermann; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2013. Vol. 47, num. 14, p. 4893-4903. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2013.05.031.

Elimination of Micropollutants during Post-Treatment of Hospital Wastewater with Powdered Activated Carbon, Ozone, and UV

L. Kovalova; H. Siegrist; U. Von Gunten; J. Eugster; M. Hagenbuch et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2013. Vol. 47, num. 14, p. 7899-7908. DOI : 10.1021/es400708w.

Process Control For Ozonation Systems: A Novel Real-Time Approach

H-P. Kaiser; O. Koester; M. Gresch; P. M. J. Perisset; P. Jaeggi et al. 

Ozone-Science & Engineering. 2013. Vol. 35, num. 3, p. 168-185. DOI : 10.1080/01919512.2013.772007.

Prediction of Micropollutant Elimination during Ozonation of Municipal Wastewater Effluents: Use of Kinetic and Water Specific Information

Y. Lee; D. Gerrity; M. Lee; A. E. Bogeat; E. Salhi et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2013. Vol. 47, num. 11, p. 5872-5881. DOI : 10.1021/es400781r.

Ozonation of iodide-containing waters: Selective oxidation of iodide to iodate with simultaneous minimization of bromate and I-THMs

S. Allard; C. E. Nottle; A. Chan; C. Joll; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2013. Vol. 47, num. 6, p. 1953-1960. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2012.12.002.

Enhanced N-nitrosamine formation in pool water by UV irradiation of chlorinated secondary amines in the presence of monochloramine

F. Soltermann; M. Lee; S. Canonica; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2013. Vol. 47, num. 1, p. 79-90. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2012.09.034.

Formation of N-nitrosamines from chlorination and chloramination of molecular weight fractions of natural organic matter

I. Kristiana; J. Tan; C. A. Joll; A. Heitz; U. Von Gunten et al. 

Water Research. 2013. Vol. 47, num. 2, p. 535-546. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2012.10.014.

Book Chapters

Chemical oxidation processes (Chapter 26)

U. von Gunten 

Source Separation and Decentralization for Wastewater Management; London: IWA Puvlishing, 2013. p. 383-393.

2012

Journal Articles

Quantitative structure–activity relationships (QSARs) for the transformation of organic micropollutants during oxidative water treatment

Y. Lee; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2012. Vol. 46, num. 19, p. 6177-6195. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2012.06.006.

Development of surrogate correlation models to predict trace organic contaminant oxidation and microbial inactivation during ozonation

D. Gerrity; S. Gamage; D. Jones; G. V. Korshin; Y. Lee et al. 

Water Research. 2012. Vol. 46, num. 19, p. 6257-6272. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2012.08.037.

Enhanced Bromate Formation during Chlorination of Bromide-Containing Waters in the Presence of CuO: Catalytic Disproportionation of Hypobromous Acid

C. Liu; U. Von Gunten; J-P. Croué 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2012. Vol. 46, num. 20, p. 11054-11061. DOI : 10.1021/es3021793.

Iodate and Iodo-Trihalomethane Formation during Chlorination of Iodide-Containing Waters: Role of Bromide

J. Criquet; S. Allard; E. Salhi; C. A. Joll; A. Heitz et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2012. Vol. 46, p. 7350-7357. DOI : 10.1021/es301301g.

Trade-Offs in Disinfection Byproduct Formation Associated with Precursor Preoxidation for Control of N-Nitrosodimethylamine Formation

A. D. Shah; S. W. Krasner; C. F. T. Lee; U. von Gunten; W. A. Mitch 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2012. Vol. 46, p. 4809-4818. DOI : 10.1021/es204717j.

Removal of the antiviral agent oseltamivir and its biological activity by oxidative processes

H. Mestankova; K. Schirmer; B. I. Escher; U. von Gunten; S. Canonica 

Environmental Pollution. 2012. Vol. 161, p. 30-35. DOI : 10.1016/j.envpol.2011.09.018.

Kinetic and Mechanistic Investigations of the Oxidation of Tramadol by Ferrate and Ozone

S. G. Zimmermann; A. Schmukat; M. Schulz; J. Benner; U. von Gunten et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2012. Vol. 46, p. 876-884. DOI : 10.1021/es203348q.

Books

Chemistry of Ozone in Water and Wastewater Treatment

C. Von Sonntag; U. Von Gunten 

London: IWA Publishing, 2012.

2011

Journal Articles

Reply to Comment on “Effect of Dissolved Organic Matter on the Transformation of Contaminants Induced by Excited Triplet States and the Hydroxyl Radical”

S. Canonica; U. von Gunten; J. Wenk 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2011. Vol. 45, p. 7947-7948. DOI : 10.1021/es202439z.

Characterization of natural organic matter adsorption in granular activated carbon adsorbers

S. Velten; D. R. U. Knappe; J. Traber; H-P. Kaiser; U. von Gunten et al. 

Water Research. 2011. Vol. 45, num. 13, p. 3951-3959. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2011.04.047.

Efficiency and energy requirements for the transformation of organic micropollutants by ozone, O3/H2O2 and UV/H2O2

I. A. Katsoyiannis; S. Canonica; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2011. Vol. 45, num. 13, p. 3811-3822. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2011.04.038.

The Chlorine Dilemma

D. L. Sedlak; U. von Gunten 

Science. 2011. Vol. 331, p. 42-43. DOI : 10.1126/science.1196397.

Kinetic assessment and modeling of an ozonation step for full-scale municipal wastewater treatment: Micropollutant oxidation, by-product formation and disinfection

S. G. Zimmermann; M. Wittenwiler; J. Hollender; M. Krauss; C. Ort et al. 

Water Research. 2011. Vol. 45, p. 605-617. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2010.07.080.

Evolution of algal toxicity during (photo)oxidative degradation of diuron

H. Mestankova; B. Escher; K. Schirmer; U. von Gunten; S. Canonica 

Aquatic Toxicology. 2011. Vol. 101, p. 466-473. DOI : 10.1016/j.aquatox.2010.10.012.

Kinetics of membrane damage to high (HNA) and low (LNA) nucleic acid bacterial clusters in drinking water by ozone, chlorine, chlorine dioxide, monochloramine, ferrate(VI), and permanganate

M. K. Ramseier; U. von Gunten; P. Freihofer; F. Hammes 

Water Research. 2011. Vol. 45, p. 1490-1500. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2010.11.016.

Effect of Dissolved Organic Matter on the Transformation of Contaminants Induced by Excited Triplet States and the Hydroxyl Radical

J. Wenk; U. von Gunten; S. Canonica 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2011. Vol. 45, p. 1334-1340. DOI : 10.1021/es102212t.

Formation of assimilable organic carbon during oxidation of natural waters with ozone, chlorine dioxide, chlorine, permanganate, and ferrate

M. K. Ramseier; A. Peter; J. Traber; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2011. Vol. 45, p. 2002-2010. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2010.12.002.

2010

Journal Articles

Removing micropollutants and phosphate with ferrate

S. G. Zimmermann; Y. Lee; U. von Gunten 

Eawag News. 2010. Vol. 68e, p. 22-24.

Oxidative transformation of micropollutants during municipal wastewater treatment: Comparison of kinetic aspects of selective (chlorine, chlorine dioxide, ferrate(VI), and ozone) and non-selective oxidants (hydroxyl radical)

Y. Lee; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2010. Vol. 44, p. 555-566. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2009.11.045.

Editorial to special issue in Water Research Emerging contaminants in water

T. Ternes; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2010. Vol. 44, p. 351-351. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2010.01.015.

Transformation of beta-Lactam Antibacterial Agents during Aqueous Ozonation: Reaction Pathways and Quantitative Bioassay of Biologically-Active Oxidation Products

M. C. Dodd; D. Rentsch; H. P. Singer; H-P. E. Kohler; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2010. Vol. 44, p. 5940-5948. DOI : 10.1021/es101061w.

Kinetics and Mechanisms of N-Nitrosodimethylamine Formation upon Ozonation of N,N-Dimethylsulfamide-Containing Waters: Bromide Catalysis

U. Von Gunten; E. Salhi; C. K. Schmidt; W. A. Arnold 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2010. Vol. 44, p. 5762-5768. DOI : 10.1021/es1011862.

Advanced oxidation of the surfactant SDBS by means of hydroxyl and sulphate radicals

J. Mendez-Diaz; M. Sanchez-Polo; J. Rivera-Utrilla; S. Canonica; U. von Gunten 

Chemical Engineering Journal. 2010. Vol. 163, p. 300-306. DOI : 10.1016/j.cej.2010.08.002.

Transformation of beta-lactam Antibacterial Agents during Aqueous Ozonation: Reaction Pathways and Quantitative Bioassay of Biologically-Active Oxidation Products (vol 44, pg 5940, 2010)

M. C. Dodd; D. Rentsch; H. P. Singer; H-P. E. Kohler; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2010. Vol. 44, p. 8790-8790. DOI : 10.1021/es1034014.

Ozonung von gereinigtem Abwasser zur Elimination von organischen Spurenstoffen: Großtechnischer Pilotversuch Regensdorf (Schweiz)

C. Abegglen; B. Escher; J. Hollender; H. Siegrist; U. von Gunten et al. 

KA Korrespondenz Abwasser, Abfall. 2010. Vol. 57, num. 2, p. 155-160.

Reviews

Global Water Pollution and Human Health

R. P. Schwarzenbach; T. Egli; T. B. Hofstetter; U. von Gunten; B. Wehrli 

Annual Review Of Environment And Resources. 2010. Vol. 35, p. 109-136. DOI : 10.1146/annurev-environ-100809-125342.

2009

Journal Articles

Mechanisms of Phenol Ozonation-Kinetics of Formation of Primary and Secondary Reaction Products

M. K. Ramseier; U. von Gunten 

Ozone-Science & Engineering. 2009. Vol. 31, p. 201-215. DOI : 10.1080/01919510902740477.

Transformation of 17 alpha-Ethinylestradiol during Water Chlorination: Effects of Bromide on Kinetics, Products, and Transformation Pathways

Y. Lee; U. Von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2009. Vol. 43, p. 480-487. DOI : 10.1021/es8023989.

Global sensitivity analysis for model-based prediction of oxidative micropollutant transformation during drinking water treatment

M. B. Neumann; W. Gujer; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2009. Vol. 43, p. 997-1004. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2008.11.049.

Sorption and catalytic oxidation of Fe(II) at the surface of calcite

S. Mettler; M. Wolthers; L. Charlet; U. von Gunten 

Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta. 2009. Vol. 73, p. 1826-1840. DOI : 10.1016/j.gca.2009.01.003.

Iron isotope fractionation and atom exchange during sorption of ferrous iron to mineral surfaces

C. Mikutta; J. G. Wiederhold; O. A. Cirpka; T. B. Hofstetter; B. Bourdon et al. 

Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta. 2009. Vol. 73, p. 1795-1812. DOI : 10.1016/j.gca.2009.01.014.

Oxidation of Antibacterial Compounds by Ozone and Hydroxyl Radical: Elimination of Biological Activity during Aqueous Ozonation Processes

M. C. Dodd; H-P. E. Kohler; U. Von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2009. Vol. 43, p. 2498-2504. DOI : 10.1021/es8025424.

Ferrate (Fe(VI)) Application for Municipal Wastewater Treatment: A Novel Process for Simultaneous Micropollutant Oxidation and Phosphate Removal

Y. Lee; S. G. Zimmermann; A. T. Kieu; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2009. Vol. 43, p. 3831-3838. DOI : 10.1021/es803588k.

Occurrence of dissolved and particle-bound taste and odor compounds in Swiss lake waters

A. Peter; O. Koester; A. Schildknecht; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2009. Vol. 43, p. 2191-2200. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2009.02.016.

Oxidation of iodide and iodine on birnessite (delta-MnO2) in the pH range 4-8

S. Allard; U. von Gunten; E. Sahli; R. Nicolau; H. Gallard 

Water Research. 2009. Vol. 43, p. 3417-3426. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2009.05.018.

Formation of Iodinated Organic Compounds by Oxidation of Iodide-Containing Waters with Manganese Dioxide

H. Gallard; S. Allard; R. Nicolau; U. von Gunten; J. P. Croue 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2009. Vol. 43, p. 7003-7009. DOI : 10.1021/es9010338.

Taste and odour problems generated in distribution systems: a case study on the formation of 2,4,6-trichloroanisole

A. Peter; U. von Gunten 

Journal Of Water Supply Research And Technology-Aqua. 2009. Vol. 58, p. 386-394. DOI : 10.2166/aqua.2009.114.

Elimination of Organic Micropollutants in a Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgraded with a Full-Scale Post-Ozonation Followed by Sand Filtration

J. Hollender; S. G. Zimmermann; S. Koepke; M. Krauss; C. S. McArdell et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2009. Vol. 43, p. 7862-7869. DOI : 10.1021/es9014629.

Trihalomethane formation during water disinfection in four water supplies in the Somes river basin in Romania

D. Ristoiu; U. von Gunten; A. Mocan; R. Chira; B. Siegfried et al. 

Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 2009. Vol. 16, p. 55-65. DOI : 10.1007/s11356-009-0100-1.

2008

Journal Articles

Oxidation of suspected N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) precursors by ferrate (VI): Kinetics and effect on the NDMA formation potential of natural waters

C. Lee; Y. Lee; C. Schmidt; J. Yoon; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2008. Vol. 42, p. 433-441. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2007.07.035.

Phototransformation of selected pharmaceuticals during UV treatment of drinking water

S. Canonica; L. Meunier; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2008. Vol. 42, p. 121-128. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2007.07.026.

UV absorbance ratio index with size exclusion chromatography (URI-SEC) as an NOM property indicator (vol 57, pg 35, 2008)

N. Her; G. Amy; J. Sohn; U. von Gunten 

Journal Of Water Supply Research And Technology-Aqua. 2008. Vol. 57, p. 289-289. DOI : 10.2166/aqua.2008.0001.

Comparison of the efficiency of (OH)-O-center dot radical formation during ozonation and the advanced oxidation Processes O-3/H2O2 and UV/H2O2 (vol 40, pg 20, 2006)

E. J. Rosenfeldt; K. G. Linden; S. Canonica; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2008. Vol. 42, p. 2836-2838. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2008.01.027.

Ozonation of reverse osmosis concentrate: Kinetics and efficiency of beta blocker oxidation

J. Benner; E. Salhi; T. Ternes; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2008. Vol. 42, p. 3003-3012. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2008.04.002.

Efficient removal of estrogenic activity during oxidative treatment of waters containing steroid estrogens

Y. Lee; B. I. Escher; U. Von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2008. Vol. 42, p. 6333-6339. DOI : 10.1021/es7023302.

Preface

S. Itoh; U. von Gunten; P. Westerhoff 

Journal Of Water Supply Research And Technology-Aqua. 2008. Vol. 57, p. Cp2-Cp2. DOI : 10.2166/aqua.2008.001.

Evaluation of Functional Groups Responsible for Chloroform Formation during Water Chlorination Using Compound Specific Isotope Analysis

W. A. Arnold; J. Bolotin; U. Von Gunten; T. B. Hofstetter 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2008. Vol. 42, p. 7778-7785. DOI : 10.1021/es800399a.

Ozonation of Source-Separated Urine for Resource Recovery and Waste Minimization: Process Modeling, Reaction Chemistry, and Operational Considerations

M. C. Dodd; S. Zuleeg; U. Von Gunten; W. Pronk 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2008. Vol. 42, p. 9329-9337. DOI : 10.1021/es800560r.

Reviews

Reactions of chlorine with inorganic and organic compounds during water treatment – Kinetics and mechanisms: A critical review

M. Deborde; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2008. Vol. 42, p. 13-51. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2007.07.025.

2007

Journal Articles

Bromide and iodide removal from waters under dynamic conditions by Ag-doped aerogels

M. Sanchez-Polo; J. Rivera-Utrilla; U. von Gunten 

Journal Of Colloid And Interface Science. 2007. Vol. 306, p. 183-186. DOI : 10.1016/j.jcis.2006.10.019.

Oxidation kinetics of selected taste and odor compounds during ozonation of drinking water

A. Peter; U. Von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2007. Vol. 41, p. 626-631. DOI : 10.1021/es061687b.

Modeling Cryptosporidium parvum oocyst inactivation and bromate in a flow-through ozone contactor treating natural water

J-H. Kim; M. S. Elovitz; U. von Gunten; H. M. Shukairy; B. J. Marinas 

Water Research. 2007. Vol. 41, p. 467-475. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2006.10.013.

Oxidative degradation of N-nitrosodimethylamine by conventional ozonation and the advanced oxidation process ozone/hydrogen peroxide

C. Lee; J. Yoon; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2007. Vol. 41, p. 581-590. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2006.10.033.

Oxidation of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) precursors with ozone and chlorine dioxide: Kinetics and effect on NDMA formation potential

C. Lee; C. Schmidt; J. Yoon; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2007. Vol. 41, p. 2056-2063. DOI : 10.1021/es062484q.

Formation of assimilable organic carbon (AOC) and specific natural organic matter (NOM) fractions during ozonation of phytoplankton

F. Hammes; S. Meylan; E. Salhi; O. Koester; T. Egli et al. 

Water Research. 2007. Vol. 41, p. 1447-1454. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2007.01.001.

Ag-doped carbon aerogels for removing halide ions in water treatment

M. Sanchez-Polo; J. Rivera-Utrilla; E. Salhi; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2007. Vol. 41, p. 1031-1037. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2006.07.009.

Sources of parameter uncertainty in predicting treatment performance: The case of preozonation in drinking water engineering

M. B. Neumann; U. Von Gunten; W. Gujer 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2007. Vol. 41, p. 3991-3996. DOI : 10.1021/es062566e.

Uncertainty in prediction of disinfection performance

M. B. Neumann; U. von Gunten; W. Gujer 

Water Research. 2007. Vol. 41, p. 2371-2378. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2007.02.022.

Selective oxidation of key functional groups in cyanotoxins during drinking water ozonation

G. D. Onstad; S. Strauch; J. Meriluoto; G. A. Codd; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2007. Vol. 41, p. 4397-4404. DOI : 10.1021/es0625327.

Kinetics of triclosan oxidation by aqueous ozone and consequent loss of antibacterial activity: Relevance to municipal wastewater ozonation

S. Suarez; M. C. Dodd; F. Omil; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2007. Vol. 41, p. 2481-2490. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2007.02.049.

Photooxidation of naphthalenesulfonic acids: Comparison between processes based on O-3, O-3/activated carbon and UV/H2O2

M. Sanchez-Polo; J. Rivera-Utrilla; J. D. Mendez-Diaz; S. Canonica; U. von Gunten 

Chemosphere. 2007. Vol. 68, p. 1814-1820. DOI : 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2007.03.050.

Oxidative elimination of cyanotoxins: Comparison of ozone, chlorine, chlorine dioxide and permanganate

E. Rodriguez; G. D. Onstad; T. P. J. Kull; J. S. Metcalf; J. L. Acero et al. 

Water Research. 2007. Vol. 41, p. 3381-3393. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2007.03.033.

Permeability of low molecular weight organics through nanofiltration membranes

S. Meylan; F. Hammes; J. Traber; E. Salhi; U. von Gunten et al. 

Water Research. 2007. Vol. 41, p. 3968-3976. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2007.05.031.

2006

Journal Articles

The impact of selected water quality parameters on the inactivation of Bacillus subtilis spores by monochloramine and ozone

B. Barbeau; U. von Gunten; M. Chandrakanth; G. Amy; M. Hernandez et al. 

Water Research. 2006. Vol. 40, p. 373-382. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2005.10.018.

Oxidation of antibacterial molecules by aqueous ozone: Moiety-specific reaction kinetics and application to ozone-based wastewater treatment

M. Buffle; U. Von Gunten; M. Dodd 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2006. Vol. 40, p. 1969-1977. DOI : 10.1021/es051369x.

Differences in the chlorine reactivity of four microcystin analogues

G. Onstad; U. von Gunten; S. Rinck-Pfeiffer; K. Craig; G. Newcombe et al. 

Water Research. 2006. Vol. 40, p. 1200-1209. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2006.01.030.

Phenols and amine induced HO center dot generation during the initial phase of natural water ozonation

U. Von Gunten; M. Buffle 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2006. Vol. 40, p. 3057-3063. DOI : 10.1021/es052020c.

Kinetics and mechanistic aspects of As(III) oxidation by aqueous chlorine, chloramines, and ozone: Relevance to drinking water treatment

N. Vu; A. Ammann; V. Le; R. Kissner; H. Pham et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2006. Vol. 40, p. 3285-3292. DOI : 10.1021/es0524999.

Measurement of the initial phase of ozone decomposition in water and wastewater by means of a continuous quench-flow system: Application to disinfection and pharmaceutical oxidation

J. Schumacher; E. Salhi; M. Jekel; U. von Gunten; M. Buffle 

Water Research. 2006. Vol. 40, p. 1884-1894. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2006.02.026.

Implications of sequential use of UV and ozone for drinking water quality

S. Canonica; U. von Gunten; L. Meunier 

Water Research. 2006. Vol. 40, p. 1864-1876. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2006.02.030.

Removal of bromide and iodide anions from drinking water by silver-activated carbon aerogels

M. Sanchez-Polo; J. Rivera-Utrilla; E. Salhi; U. von Gunten 

Journal Of Colloid And Interface Science. 2006. Vol. 300, p. 437-441. DOI : 10.1016/j.jcis.2006.03.037.

Mechanistic and kinetic evaluation of organic disinfection by-product and assimilable organic carbon (AOC) formation during the ozonation of drinking water

F. Hammes; E. Salhi; O. Koester; H-P. Kaiser; T. Egli et al. 

Water Research. 2006. Vol. 40, p. 2275-2286. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2006.04.029.

Ozonation and advanced oxidation of wastewater: Effect of O-3 dose, pH, DOM and HO center dot-scavengers on ozone decomposition and HO center dot generation

M-O. Buffle; J. Schumacher; S. Meylan; M. Jekel; U. von Gunten 

Ozone-Science & Engineering. 2006. Vol. 28, p. 247-259. DOI : 10.1080/01919510600718825.

Combination of ozone with activated carbon as an alternative to conventional advanced oxidation processes

M. Sanchez-Polo; E. Salhi; J. Rivera-Utrilla; U. von Gunten 

Ozone-Science & Engineering. 2006. Vol. 28, p. 237-245. DOI : 10.1080/01919510600714170.

Metal-doped carbon aerogels as catalysts during ozonation processes in aqueous solutions

M. Sanchez-Polo; J. Rivera-Utrilla; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2006. Vol. 40, p. 3375-3384. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2006.07.020.

Comparison of the efficiency of center dot OH radical formation during ozonation and the advanced oxidation processes O-3/H2O2 and UV/H2O2

E. J. Rosenfeldt; K. G. Linden; S. Canonica; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2006. Vol. 40, p. 3695-3704. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2006.09.008.

Reviews

The challenge of micropollutants in aquatic systems

R. P. Schwarzenbach; B. I. Escher; K. Fenner; T. B. Hofstetter; C. A. Johnson et al. 

Science. 2006. Vol. 313, p. 1072-1077. DOI : 10.1126/science.1127291.

2005

Journal Articles

Oxidation of pharmaceuticals during ozonation of municipal wastewater effluents: A pilot study

A. Gobel; A. Joss; N. Hermann; D. Loffler; C. Mcardell et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2005. Vol. 39, p. 4290-4299. DOI : 10.1021/es048396s.

Spectrophotometric determination of ferrate (Fe(Vl)) in water by ABTS

J. Yoon; U. von Gunten; Y. Lee 

Water Research. 2005. Vol. 39, p. 1946-1953. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2005.03.005.

Ozone transfer and design concepts for NOM decolourization in tubular membrane contactor

J. Phattaranawik; M. Boller; U. Von Gunten; W. Pronk; T. Leiknes 

Chemical Engineering Journal. 2005. Vol. 111, p. 53-61. DOI : 10.1016/j.cej.2005.05.007.

Kinetics and mechanisms of formation of bromophenols during drinking water chlorination: Assessment of taste and odor development

P. Piriou; U. von Gunten; J. Acero 

Water Research. 2005. Vol. 39, p. 2979-2993. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2005.04.055.

Efficiency of activated carbon to transform ozone into center dot OH radicals: Influence of operational parameters

U. von Gunten; J. Rivera-Utrilla; M. Sanchez-Polo 

Water Research. 2005. Vol. 39, p. 3189-3198. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2005.05.026.

Adsorption as a cause for iron isotope fractionation in reduced groundwater

U. von Gunten; D. Porcelli; O. Cirpka; A. Halliday; N. Teutsch 

Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta. 2005. Vol. 69, p. 4175-4185. DOI : 10.1016/j.gca.2005.04.007.

Interactions of fluoroquinolone antibacterial agents with aqueous chlorine: Reaction kinetics, mechanisms, and transformation pathways

A. Shah; U. Von Gunten; C. Huang; M. Dodd 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2005. Vol. 39, p. 7065-7076. DOI : 10.1021/es050054e.

Oxidation of pharmaceuticals during water treatment with chlorine dioxide

S. Korhonen; T. Ternes; U. von Gunten; M. Huber 

Water Research. 2005. Vol. 39, p. 3607-3617. DOI : 10.1016/j.watres.2005.05.040.

Ozonation of carbamazepine in drinking water: Identification and kinetic study of major oxidation products

M. Huber; M. Wagner; U. Von Gunten; T. Ternes; D. McDowell 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2005. Vol. 39, p. 8014-8022. DOI : 10.1021/es050043l.

Kinetics of the oxidation of phenols and phenolic endocrine disruptors during water treatment with ferrate (Fe(VI))

J. Yoon; U. Von Gunten; Y. Lee 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2005. Vol. 39, p. 8978-8984. DOI : 10.1021/es051198w.

Photosensitizer method to determine rate constants for the reaction of carbonate radical with organic compounds

S. Canonica; T. Kohn; M. Mac; F. J. Real; J. Wirz et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2005. Vol. 39, num. 23, p. 9182-9188. DOI : 10.1021/es051236b.

2004

Journal Articles

Simultaneous prediction of Cryptosporidium parvum oocyst inactivation and bromate formation during ozonation of synthetic waters

U. von Gunten; B. Marinas; J. Kim 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2004. Vol. 38, p. 2232-2241. DOI : 10.1021/es034760w.

Enhanced bromate control during ozonation: The chlorine-ammonia process

S. Galli; U. von Gunten; M. Buffle 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2004. Vol. 38, p. 5187-5195. DOI : 10.1021/es0352146.

Removal of estrogenic activity and formation of oxidation products during ozonation of 17 alpha-ethinylestradiol

T. Ternes; U. von Gunten; M. Huber 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2004. Vol. 38, p. 5177-5186. DOI : 10.1021/es035205x.

2003

Journal Articles

Oxidation of pharmaceuticals during ozonation and advanced oxidation processes

S. Canonica; G. Park; U. Von Gunten; M. Huber 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2003. Vol. 37, p. 1016-1024. DOI : 10.1021/es025896h.

A stochastic model of an ozonation reactor

U. von Gunten; W. Gujer 

Water Research. 2003. Vol. 37, p. 1667-1677. DOI : 10.1016/S0043-1354(02)00456-6.

Trihalomethane formation by chlorination of ammonium- and bromide-containing groundwater in water supplies of Hanoi, Vietnam

M. Berg; M. Hoang; H. Pham; H. Gallard; W. Giger et al. 

Water Research. 2003. Vol. 37, p. 3242-3252. DOI : 10.1016/S0043-1354(03)00138-6.

Prediction of the disinfection and oxidation efficiency of full-scale ozone reactors

U. von Gunten; H. Kaiser; H. Gallard 

Journal Of Water Supply Research And Technology-Aqua. 2003. Vol. 52, p. 277-290. DOI : 10.2166/aqua.2003.0026.

Bromate in drinking water a problem in Switzerland?

E. Salhi; U. von Gunten 

Ozone-Science & Engineering. 2003. Vol. 25, p. 159-166. DOI : 10.1080/01919510390481487.

Reviews

Ozonation of drinking water: Part II. Disinfection and by-product formation in presence of bromide, iodide or chlorine

U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2003. Vol. 37, p. 1469-1487. DOI : 10.1016/S0043-1354(02)00458-X.

Ozonation of drinking water: Part I. Oxidation kinetics and product formation

U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 2003. Vol. 37, p. 1443-1467. DOI : 10.1016/S0043-1354(02)00457-8.

2002

Journal Articles

Chlorination of natural organic matter: kinetics of chlorination and of THM formation

U. von Gunten; H. Gallard 

Water Research. 2002. Vol. 36, p. 65-74. DOI : 10.1016/S0043-1354(01)00187-7.

Chlorination of phenols: Kinetics and formation of chloroform

U. Von Gunten; H. Gallard 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2002. Vol. 36, p. 884-890. DOI : 10.1021/es010076a.

2001

Journal Articles

By-products formation during drinking water disinfection: A tool to assess disinfection efficiency?

A. Driedger; H. Gallard; E. Salhi; U. Von Gunten 

Water Research. 2001. Vol. 35, p. 2095-2099. DOI : 10.1016/S0043-1354(01)00051-3.

Oxidation of metal-diethylenetriamine-pentaacetate (DTPA) – Complexes during drinking water ozonation

G. Glod; U. Von Gunten; K. Stemmler 

Water Research. 2001. Vol. 35, p. 1877-1886. DOI : 10.1016/S0043-1354(00)00457-7.

Solar oxidation and removal of arsenic at circumneutral pH in iron containing waters

S. Hug; L. Canonica; M. Wegelin; D. Gechter; U. Von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2001. Vol. 35, p. 2114-2121. DOI : 10.1021/es001551s.

Bromate minimization during ozonation: Mechanistic considerations

U. von Gunten; U. Pinkernell 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2001. Vol. 35, p. 2525-2531. DOI : 10.1021/es001502f.

Inactivation of Bacillus subtilis spores and formation of bromate during ozonation

E. Staub; U. Pinkernell; B. Marinas; W. Koster; U. Von Gunten et al. 

Water Research. 2001. Vol. 35, p. 2950-2960. DOI : 10.1016/S0043-1354(00)00577-7.

Characterization of oxidation processes: ozonation and the AOP O-3/H2O2

U. Von Gunten; J. Acero 

Journal American Water Works Association. 2001. Vol. 93, p. 90-100. DOI : 10.1002/j.1551-8833.2001.tb09311.x.

Modeling ozonation as pre-treatment step for the biological batch degradation of industrial wastewater containing 3-methyl-pyridine

U. von Gunten; I. Dunn; M. Morbidelli; D. Carini 

Ozone-Science & Engineering. 2001. Vol. 23, p. 189-198. DOI : 10.1080/01919510108962019.

MTBE oxidation by conventional ozonation and the combination ozone/hydrogen peroxide: Efficiency of the processes and bromate formation

J. Acero; S. Haderlein; T. Schmidt; M. Suter; U. Von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2001. Vol. 35, p. 4252-4259. DOI : 10.1021/es010044n.

Characterization of iron and manganese precipitates from an in situ ground water treatment plant

M. Abdelmoula; E. Hoehn; R. Schoenenberger; P. Weidler; U. von Gunten et al. 

Ground Water. 2001. Vol. 39, p. 921-930. DOI : 10.1111/j.1745-6584.2001.tb02480.x.

2000

Journal Articles

Degradation kinetics of atrazine and its degradation products with ozone and OH radicals: A predictive tool for drinking water treatment

J. Acero; K. Stemmler; U. Von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2000. Vol. 34, p. 591-597. DOI : 10.1021/es990724e.

Hydroxyl radical/ozone ratios during ozonation processes. II. The effect of temperature, pH, alkalinity, and DOM properties

U. von Gunten; H. Kaiser; M. Elovitz 

Ozone-Science & Engineering. 2000. Vol. 22, p. 123-150. DOI : 10.1080/01919510008547216.

Steady-state modelling of biogeochemical processes in columns with aquifer material: 2. Dynamics of iron-sulfur interactions

G. Furrer; U. von Gunten 

Chemical Geology. 2000. Vol. 167, p. 271-284. DOI : 10.1016/S0009-2541(99)00228-4.

Formation of iodo-trihalomethanes during disinfection and oxidation of iodide containing waters

Y. Bichsel; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2000. Vol. 34, p. 2784-2791. DOI : 10.1021/es9914590.

Influence of carbonate on the ozone/hydrogen peroxide based advanced oxidation process for drinking water treatment

U. von Gunten; J. Acero 

Ozone-Science & Engineering. 2000. Vol. 22, p. 305-328. DOI : 10.1080/01919510008547213.

Hypoiodous acid: Kinetics of the buffer-catalyzed disproportionation

U. von Gunten; Y. Bichsel 

Water Research. 2000. Vol. 34, p. 3197-3203. DOI : 10.1016/S0043-1354(00)00077-4.

DNA degradation by the mixture of copper and catechol is caused by DNA-copper-hydroperoxo complexes, probably DNA-Cu(I)OOH

J. Acero; U. von Gunten; S. Canonica; A. Zehnder; R. Eggen et al. 

Environmental And Molecular Mutagenesis. 2000. Vol. 36, p. 5-12. DOI : 10.1002/1098-2280(2000)36:1%3C5::AID-EM2%3E3.0.CO;2-4.

OH radical-initiated oxidation of organic compounds in atmospheric water phases: part 2. Reactions of peroxyl radicals with transition metals

U. von Gunten; K. Stemmler 

Atmospheric Environment. 2000. Vol. 34, p. 4253-4264. DOI : 10.1016/S1352-2310(00)00219-3.

OH radical-initiated oxidation of organic compounds in atmospheric water phases: part 1. Reactions of peroxyl radicals derived from 2-butoxyethanol in water

U. von Gunten; K. Stemmler 

Atmospheric Environment. 2000. Vol. 34, p. 4241-4252. DOI : 10.1016/S1352-2310(00)00218-1.

Methods for the photometric determination of reactive bromine and chlorine species with ABTS

B. Nowack; H. Gallard; U. Von Gunten; U. Pinkernell 

Water Research. 2000. Vol. 34, p. 4343-4350. DOI : 10.1016/S0043-1354(00)00216-5.

1999

Journal Articles

Determination of iodide and iodate by ion chromatography with postcolumn reaction and UV/visible detection

U. von Gunten; Y. Bichsel 

Analytical Chemistry. 1999. Vol. 71, p. 34-38. DOI : 10.1021/ac980658j.

Hydroxyl radical ozone ratios during ozonation processes. I-The R-ct concept

U. von Gunten; M. Elovitz 

Ozone-Science & Engineering. 1999. Vol. 21, p. 239-260. DOI : 10.1080/01919519908547239.

Determination of chlorate at low mu g/1 levels by ion-chromatography with postcolumn reaction

U. von Gunten; B. Nowack 

Journal Of Chromatography A. 1999. Vol. 849, p. 209-215. DOI : 10.1016/S0021-9673(99)00564-6.

Simultaneous determination of bromide, bromate and nitrite in low mu g 1(-1) levels by ion chromatography without sample pretreatment

U. von Gunten; E. Salhi 

Water Research. 1999. Vol. 33, p. 3239-3244. DOI : 10.1016/S0043-1354(99)00053-6.

Oxidation of iodide and hypoiodous acid in the disinfection of natural waters

Y. Bichsel; U. von Gunten 

Environmental Science & Technology. 1999. Vol. 33, p. 4040-4045. DOI : 10.1021/es990336c.

Calibration of full-scale ozonation systems with conservative and reactive tracers

M. Elovitz; H. Kaiser; U. von Gunten 

Journal Of Water Supply Research And Technology-Aqua. 1999. Vol. 48, p. 250-256. DOI : 10.2166/aqua.1999.0027.

1998

Journal Articles

Advanced oxidation of bromide-containing waters: Bromate formation mechanisms

U. Von Gunten; Y. Oliveras 

Environmental Science & Technology. 1998. Vol. 32, p. 63-70. DOI : 10.1021/es970477j.

1997

Journal Articles

Characterization of ozonation processes with conservative and reactive tracers: prediction of the degradation of micropollutants

M. Elovitz; H. P. Kaiser; U. von Gunten 

Analusis. 1997. Vol. 25, num. 7, p. M29-M31.

Kinetics of the reaction between hydrogen peroxide and hypobromous acid: Implication on water treatment and natural systems

Y. Oliveras; U. von Gunten 

Water Research. 1997. Vol. 31, num. 4, p. 900-906. DOI : 10.1016/S0043-1354(96)00368-5.

Oxidative transformations of contaminants in natural and in technical systems

S. Canonica; T. Egli; W. Giger; J. Klausen; U. von Gunten et al. 

Chimia. 1997. Vol. 51, num. 12, p. 900-907. DOI : 10.2533/chimia.1997.900.

1996

Journal Articles

Steady-state modelling of biogeochemical processes in columns with aquifer material .1. Speciation and mass balances

U. von Gunten; J. Zobrist; G. Furrer 

Chemical Geology. 1996. Vol. 133, p. 15-28. DOI : 10.1016/S0009-2541(96)00067-8.

Bromate formation in advanced oxidation processes

A. Bruchet; E. Costentin; U. von Gunten 

Journal American Water Works Association. 1996. Vol. 88, num. 6, p. 53-65. DOI : 10.1002/j.1551-8833.1996.tb06571.x.

1994

Journal Articles

Bromate Formation During Ozonation Of Bromide-Containing Waters – Interaction Of Ozone And Hydroxyl Radical Reactions

U. von Gunten; J. Hoigne 

Environmental Science & Technology. 1994. Vol. 28, num. 7, p. 1234-1242. DOI : 10.1021/es00056a009.

1993

Journal Articles

Biogeochemical Changes In Groundwater-Infiltration Systems – Column Studies

U. von Gunten; J. Zobrist 

Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta. 1993. Vol. 57, num. 16, p. 3895-3906. DOI : 10.1016/0016-7037(93)90342-T.