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Nitrogen dioxide is dissolved in water to produce nitric acid and nitric oxide (which is oxidised to more nitrogen dioxide).The reaction, part of the Ostwald process, is optimised by low temperature, high pressure and long contact times. Atmospheric pressure can only give 50% nitric acid.
W. Büchner, R. Schliebs, G. Winter, K.H. Büchel, Industrial Inorganic Chemistry, VCH, 1989
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