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The role and significance of singlet oxygen in the degradation of engine oils

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The potential role of singlet oxygen in the oxidation, and subsequent degradation, of engine oils was investigated using spectroscopic steady-state and singlet oxygen lifetime measurements. Three currently commercially available antioxidants; a sterically hindered amine (aminic), a sterically hindered phenol (phenolic) and sulfurized olefin, all provided by Lubrizol, were tested alongside previously documented singlet oxygen quenchers; α-tocopherol and squalene. [Continues.]

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Lubrizol Ltd

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Department

  • Chemistry

Publisher

Loughborough University

Rights holder

© Rebecca Davies

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Publication date

2017

Notes

A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough University.

Language

en

Supervisor(s)

Dave Worrall

Qualification name

PhD

Qualification level

Doctoral

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