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Management of arsenic-rich waste streams in III-V foundries

Torrance, K. and Keenan, H.E. (2009) Management of arsenic-rich waste streams in III-V foundries. Semiconductor Today, 4 (9). pp. 66-68. ISSN 1752-6639

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Abstract

This article seeks to explain the chemiecal and physical characteristics of hazardous waste, the legislation that covers its safe disposal and to provide some guidance on safe practices for handling waste.