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Handbook of Photocatalysts

Preparation, Structure & Applications

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Hardback

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Photocatalysis is the acceleration of a photoreaction in the presence of a catalyst. In catalysed photolysis, light is absorbed by an adsorbed substrate. In photogenerated catalysis the photocatalytic activity (PCA) depends on the ability of the catalyst to create electron--hole pairs, which generate free radicals able to undergo secondary reactions. Its comprehension has been made possible ever since the discovery of water electrolysis by means of titanium dioxide. Commercial application of the process is called Advanced Oxidation Process (AOP). There are several methods of achieving AOP's, that can but do not necessarily involve TiO2 or even the use of UV. Generally the defining factor is the production and use of the hydroxide anion. This new and important book gathers the latest research from around the globe in the study of photocatalysis and highlights such topics as: water and wastewater treatment by heterogeneous photocatalysis, bactericial and antiviral effects of photocatalysts, and others.
Release date Australia
May 21st, 2010
Contributor
Edited by Geri K. Castello
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
tables, charts & photos
Imprint
Nova Science Publishers Inc
Pages
565
ISBN-13
9781608762101
Product ID
3485623

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