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Nitrogen oxide

Nitrogen oxide may refer to a binary compound of oxygen and nitrogen, or a mixture of such compounds:




Atmospheric sciences

In atmospheric chemistry,

  • NOx (or NOx) refers to some combination of NO and/or NO2.[1][2]
  • NOy (or NOy) refers to NOx and NOz combined.
  • NOz (or NOz) refers to compounds produced from the oxidation of NOx

See also


  1. ^ United States Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. § 7602
  2. ^ Seinfeld, John H.; Pandis, Spyros N. (1997), Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics: From Air Pollution to Climate Change, Wiley-Interscience, ISBN 0-471-17816-0