Articles | Volume 16, issue 4
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-2417-2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-2417-2016
Review article
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29 Feb 2016
Review article |  | 29 Feb 2016

Mercury transformation and speciation in flue gases from anthropogenic emission sources: a critical review

Lei Zhang, Shuxiao Wang, Qingru Wu, Fengyang Wang, Che-Jen Lin, Leiming Zhang, Mulin Hui, Mei Yang, Haitao Su, and Jiming Hao

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