Current Developments in Photocatalysis and Photocatalytic Materials

Current Developments in Photocatalysis and Photocatalytic Materials
Author: Xinchen Wang,Masakazu Anpo,Xianzhi Fu
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 566
Release: 2019-11-29
ISBN 10: 0128190035
ISBN 13: 9780128190036
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Photocatalytic materials can improve the efficiency and sustainability of processes and offer novel ways to address issues across a wide range of fields—from sustainable chemistry and energy production to environmental remediation. Current Developments in Photocatalysis and Photocatalytic Materials provides an overview of the latest advances in this field, offering insight into the chemistry and activity of the latest generation of photocatalytic materials. After an introduction to photocatalysis and photocatalytic materials, this book goes on to outline a wide selection of photocatalytic materials, not only covering typical metal oxide photocatalysts such as TiO2 but also exploring newly developed organic semiconducting photocatalysts, such as g-C3N4. Drawing on the experience of an expert team of contributors, Current Developments in Photocatalysis and Photocatalytic Materials highlights the new horizons of photocatalysis, in which photocatalytic materials will come to play an important role in our day-to-day lives. Reviews developments in both organic- and inorganic-based materials for use in photocatalysis Presents the fundamental chemistry and activity of a broad range of key photocatalytic materials, including both typical and novel materials Highlights the role photocatalytic materials can play in sustainable applications

Functional Properties of Advanced Engineering Materials and Biomolecules

Functional Properties of Advanced Engineering Materials and Biomolecules
Author: Felipe A. La Porta,Carlton A. Taft
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 780
Release: 2021-05-17
ISBN 10: 3030622266
ISBN 13: 9783030622268
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This book shows how a small toolbox of experimental techniques, physical chemistry concepts as well as quantum/classical mechanics and statistical methods can be used to understand, explain and even predict extraordinary applications of these advanced engineering materials and biomolecules. It highlights how improving the material foresight by design, including the fundamental understanding of their physical and chemical properties, can provide new technological levels in the future.

Nanostructured Photocatalysts

Nanostructured Photocatalysts
Author: Rabah Boukherroub,Satishchandra B. OGALE,Neil Robertson
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2020-06-06
ISBN 10: 012817837X
ISBN 13: 9780128178379
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Nanostructured Photocatalysts: From Materials to Applications in Solar Fuels and Environmental Remediation addresses the different properties of nanomaterials-based heterogeneous photocatalysis. Heterogeneous nanostructured photocatalysis represents an interesting and viable technique to address issues of climate change and global energy supply. Sustainable hydrogen (H2) fuel production from water via semiconductor photocatalysis, driven by solar energy, is regarded as a viable and sustainable solution to address increasing energy and environmental issues. Similarly, photocatalytic reduction of CO2 with water for the production of hydrocarbons could also be a viable solution. Sections cover band gap tuning, high surface area, the short diffusion path of carriers, and more. Introduces the utilization of nanostructured materials in heterogeneous photocatalysis for hydrogen fuel production via water splitting Explains preparation techniques for different nanomaterials and hybrid nanocomposites, enabling improved sunlight absorption efficiency and enhanced charge separation Assesses the challenges that need to be addressed before this technology can be practically implemented, particularly of identifying cost-effective nanophotocatalysts

Heterogeneous Photocatalysis

Heterogeneous Photocatalysis
Author: Juan Carlos Colmenares,Yi-Jun Xu
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2015-12-24
ISBN 10: 3662487195
ISBN 13: 9783662487198
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Heterogeneous Photocatalysis Book Review:

The book explains the principles and fundamentals of photocatalysis and highlights the current developments and future potential of the green-chemistry-oriented applications of various inorganic, organic, and hybrid photocatalysts. The book consists of eleven chapters, including the principles and fundamentals of heterogeneous photocatalysis; the mechanisms and dynamics of surface photocatalysis; research on TiO2-based composites with unique nanostructures; the latest developments and advances in exploiting photocatalyst alternatives to TiO2; and photocatalytic materials for applications other than the traditional degradation of pollutants, such as carbon dioxide reduction, water oxidation, a complete spectrum of selective organic transformations and water splitting by photocatalytic reduction. In addition, heterogeneized polyoxometalate materials for photocatalytic purposes and the proper design of photocatalytic reactors and modeling of light are also discussed. This book appeals to a wide readership of the academic and industrial researchers and it can also be used in the classroom for undergraduate and graduate students focusing on heterogeneous photocatalysis, sustainable chemistry, energy conversion and storage, nanotechnology, chemical engineering, environmental protection, optoelectronics, sensors, and surface and interface science. Juan Carlos Colmenares is a Professor at the Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland. Yi-Jun Xu is a Professor at the State Key Laboratory of Photocatalysis on Energy and Environment, College of Chemistry, Fuzhou University, China.

Heterojunction Photocatalytic Materials

Heterojunction Photocatalytic Materials
Author: K. JOTHIVENKATACHALAM,Alagarsamy Pandikumar,S. Moscow
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 452
Release: 2022-05-31
ISBN 10: 9789814968027
ISBN 13: 9814968021
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Heterojunction Photocatalytic Materials Book Review:

This book provides an overview of the latest advances in this field, offering insights into the materials and applications of the latest generation of photocatalytic materials. It presents the challenges, future directions, and strategies for design within the area of heterojunction photocatalysts.

Materials Science in Photocatalysis

Materials Science in Photocatalysis
Author: Elisa I. Garcia Lopez,Leonardo Palmisano
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 686
Release: 2021-08-27
ISBN 10: 0128218606
ISBN 13: 9780128218600
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Materials Science in Photocatalysis Book Review:

Materials Science in Photocatalysis provides a complete overview of the different semiconductor materials, from titania to third-generation photocatalysts, examining the increasing complexity and novelty of the materials science in photocatalytic materials. The book describes the most recommended synthesis procedure for each of them and the suitable characterization techniques for determining the optical, structural, morphological, and physical-chemical properties. The most suitable applications of the photocatalysts are described in detail, as well as their environmental applications for wastewater treatment, gaseous effluents depollution, water splitting, CO2 ?xation, selective organic synthesis, coupling reactions, and other selective transformations under both UV light and visible-light irradiation. This book offers a useful reference for a wide audience from students studying chemical engineering and materials chemistry to experienced researchers working on chemical engineering, materials science, materials engineering, environment engineering, nanotechnology, and green chemistry. • Includes a complete overview of the different semiconductor materials used as photocatalysts • Describes methods of preparation and characterization of photocatalysts and their applications • Examines new possibilities to prepare effective photocatalysts

Photochemistry Volume 48

Photochemistry Volume 48
Author: Stefano Protti,Carlotta Raviola
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 466
Release: 2020-11-17
ISBN 10: 183916140X
ISBN 13: 9781839161407
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Photochemistry Volume 48 Book Review:

This volume combines reviews on the latest advances in photochemical research with specific topical highlights in the field. Starting with periodical reports of the recent literature on organic and computational aspects including reports on computational photochemistry and chemiluminescence of biological and nanotechnological molecules, photochemistry of alkenes, dienes and polyenes, aromatic compounds and oxygen-containing functions. The final chapter of this section is a review of industrial application of photochemistry from 2014 to 2019. Coverage continues with highlighted topics, in the second part, from ruthenium-caged bioactive compounds, advances in logically and light induced systems, developments of metal-free photocatalysts, photoresponsive organophosphorus materials and applications of photo-fragmentation in synthesis, photo-click chemistry and azo-based molecular photoswitches. This volume will again include a section entitled 'SPR Lectures on Photochemistry', a collection of examples for academic readers to introduce a photochemistry topic and precious help for students in photochemistry. Providing critical analysis of the topics, this book is essential reading for anyone wanting to keep up to date with the literature on photochemistry and its applications. "A certain amount of energy destroys the same amount of CO2 according to the whether it is administered continuously or intermittently. In order to rationalize this result there are two possibilities, either the destruction of CO2 further occurred in the dark periods, which would lead to the same form of energy storing form, or in the illuminated period the reaction goes at twice the rate." O. Warburg, Biochem. Z., 1919, 100, 230-270.

Green Photocatalytic Semiconductors

Green Photocatalytic Semiconductors
Author: Seema Garg
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN 10: 303077371X
ISBN 13: 9783030773717
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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New and Future Developments in Catalysis

New and Future Developments in Catalysis
Author: Steven L Suib
Publsiher: Newnes
Total Pages: 492
Release: 2013-07-19
ISBN 10: 0444538739
ISBN 13: 9780444538734
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New and Future Developments in Catalysis Book Review:

New and Future Developments in Catalysis is a package of seven books that compile the latest ideas concerning alternate and renewable energy sources and the role that catalysis plays in converting new renewable feedstock into biofuels and biochemicals. Both homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts and catalytic processes will be discussed in a unified and comprehensive approach. There will be extensive cross-referencing within all volumes. The use of solar energy during various catalytic chemical processes for the production of an array of chemical products is the theme of this volume. Photocatalysis is a topic of increasing importance due to its essential role in many of today’s environmental and energy source problems. The use of solar energy for catalytic reactions results in a carbon dioxide–neutral process. All photocatalytic processes and the future developments in this area are discussed, including an economic analysis of the various processes. Offers in-depth coverage of all catalytic topics of current interest and outlines future challenges and research areas A clear and visual description of all parameters and conditions, enabling the reader to draw conclusions for a particular case Outlines the catalytic processes applicable to energy generation and design of green processes

New and Future Developments in Catalysis

New and Future Developments in Catalysis
Author: W. David Wei,Joseph S. DuChene,Brendan C. Sweeny,Jinyong Wang,Wenxin Niu
Publsiher: Elsevier Inc. Chapters
Total Pages: 492
Release: 2013-07-19
ISBN 10: 0128081430
ISBN 13: 9780128081433
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Heterojunction Photocatalytic Materials

Heterojunction Photocatalytic Materials
Author: A. Pandikumar,K. Jothivenkatachalam,S. Moscow
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 468
Release: 2022-06-30
ISBN 10: 1000595099
ISBN 13: 9781000595093
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Heterojunction Photocatalytic Materials Book Review:

Clean environment and green energy are the basic requirements of a sustainable human life. Semiconductor materials play a crucial role in addressing the issues related to increased global energy demand and environmental remediation. The development of photocatalysts has experienced almost exponential progress since their popularization in the early 1970s. Therefore, researchers have started to consider the diversity of photocatalysts globally by approaching this domain from a materials science perspective for applications in various areas. Recently, heterojunction photocatalytic materials have attracted a great amount of multidisciplinary research to face the global concerns of energy production and environmental protection. The unique potential of these technologies has been the stimulus to develop heterojunction photocatalysts with improved structural, morphological, and electronic properties, effectively increasing their efficiency. This book overviews the latest advances in this field, offering insights into the materials and applications of the latest generation of photocatalytic materials. It presents the challenges, future directions, and strategies for design within the area of heterojunction photocatalysts and will be a useful resource to enhance understanding of students, researchers, and academicians for promoting research in this field.

Nanostructured Materials for Visible Light Photocatalysis

Nanostructured Materials for Visible Light Photocatalysis
Author: Arpan Kumar Nayak,Niroj Kumar Sahu
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 636
Release: 2021-10-10
ISBN 10: 0128230509
ISBN 13: 9780128230503
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanostructured Materials for Visible Light Photocatalysis Book Review:

Nanostructured Materials for Visible Light Photocatalysis describes the various methods of synthesizing different classes of nanostructured materials that are used as photocatalysts for the degradation of organic hazardous dyes under visible light irradiation. The first three chapters include a general introduction, basic principles, mechanisms, and synthesis methods of nanomaterials for visible light photocatalysis. Recent advances in carbon, bismuth series, transition metal oxide and chalcogenides-based nanostructured materials for visible light photocatalysis are discussed. Later chapters describe the role of phosphides, nitrides, and rare earth-based nanostructured-based materials in visible light photocatalysis, as well as the characteristics, synthesis, and fabrication of photocatalysts. The role of doping, composites, defects, different facets, morphology of nanostructured materials and green technology for efficient dye removal under visible-light irradiation are also explored. Other topics covered include large-scale production of nanostructured materials, the challenges in present photocatalytic research, the future scope of nanostructured materials regarding environmental hazard remediation under visible light, and solar light harvesting. This book is a valuable reference to researchers and enables them to learn more about designing advanced nanostructured materials for wastewater treatment and visible-light irradiation. Covers all the recent developments of nanostructured photocatalytic materials Provides a clear overview of the mechanism of visible light photocatalysis and the controlled synthesis of nanostructured materials Assesses the major challenges of creating visible light photocatalysis systems at the nanoscale

Handbook of Nanomaterials for Wastewater Treatment

Handbook of Nanomaterials for Wastewater Treatment
Author: Bharat A. Bhanvase,Shirish Sonawane,Vijay B. Pawade,Aniruddha B. Pandit
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1216
Release: 2021-05-05
ISBN 10: 0128214996
ISBN 13: 9780128214992
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Handbook of Nanomaterials for Wastewater Treatment: Fundamentals and Scale up Issues provides coverage of the nanomaterials used for wastewater treatment, covering photocatalytic nanocomposite materials, nanomaterials used as adsorbents, water remediation processes, and their current status and challenges. The book explores the major applications of nanomaterials for effective catalysis and adsorption, also providing in-depth information on the properties and application of new advanced nanomaterials for wastewater treatment processes. This is an important reference source for researchers who need to solve basic and advanced problems relating to the use of nanomaterials for the development of wastewater treatment processes and technologies. As nanotechnology has the potential to substantially improve current water and wastewater treatment processes, the synthesis methods and physiochemical properties of nanomaterials and noble metal nanoparticles make their performance and mechanisms efficient for the treatment of various pollutants. Explains the properties of the most commonly used nanomaterials used for wastewater treatment Describes the major nanoscale synthesis and processing techniques for wastewater treatment Assesses the major challenges for using nanomaterials on a mass scale for wastewater treatment

Nanostructured Photocatalysts

Nanostructured Photocatalysts
Author: Van-Huy Nguyen,Dai-Viet N. Vo,Sonil Nanda
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 580
Release: 2021-06-25
ISBN 10: 0128235969
ISBN 13: 9780128235966
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanostructured Photocatalysts Book Review:

Nanostructured Photocatalysts: From Fundamental to Practical Applications offers a good opportunity for academic, industrial researchers and engineers to gain insights on the fundamental principles and updated knowledge on the engineering aspects and various practical applications of photocatalysis. This book comprehensively and systematically reviews photocatalytic fundamental aspects, ranging from reaction mechanism, kinetic modeling, nanocatalyst synthesis and design, essential material characterization using advanced techniques, and novel reactor design and scale-up. Future perspectives, techno-economical evaluation and lifecycle assessment of photocatalytic processes are also provided. Finally, a wide range of practical, important and emerging photocatalytic applications, namely wastewater treatment, air pollution remediation, renewable and green energy generation, and vital chemical production are thoroughly covered, making this book useful and beneficial for engineers, scientists, academic researchers, undergraduates and postgraduates. Provides a fundamental understanding of photocatalysis Covers all aspects of recent developments in photocatalytic processes and photocatalytic materials Focuses on advanced photocatalytic applications and future research advancements on energy, environment, biomedical, and other specialty fields Contains contributions from leading international experts in photocatalysis Presents a valuable reference for academic and industrial researchers, scientists and engineers

Removal of Refractory Pollutants from Wastewater Treatment Plants

Removal of Refractory Pollutants from Wastewater Treatment Plants
Author: Maulin P. Shah
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 600
Release: 2021-10-08
ISBN 10: 100043530X
ISBN 13: 9781000435306
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Removal of Refractory Pollutants from Wastewater Treatment Plants Book Review:

This book discusses new and innovative trends and techniques in the removal of toxic and or refractory pollutants through various environmental biotechnological processes from wastewater, both at the laboratory and industrial scale. It focuses primarily on environmentally-friendly technologies which respect the principles of sustainable development, including the advanced trends in remediation through an approach of environmental biotechnological processes from either industrial or sewage wastewater. Features: Examines the fate and occurrence of refractory pollutants in wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) and the potential approaches for their removal. Highlights advanced remediation procedures involving various microbiological and biochemical processes. Assesses and compares the potential application of numerous existing treatment techniques and introduces new, emerging technologies. Removal of Refractory Pollutants from Wastewater Treatment Plants is suitable for practicing engineers, researchers, water utility managers, and students who seek an excellent introduction and basic knowledge in the principles of environmental bioremediation technologies.

Materials Science in Photocatalysis

Materials Science in Photocatalysis
Author: Elisa I. Garcia Lopez,Leonardo Palmisano
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 686
Release: 2021-09-10
ISBN 10: 0128218592
ISBN 13: 9780128218594
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Materials Science in Photocatalysis Book Review:

Materials Science in Photocatalysis provides a complete overview of the different semiconductor materials, from titania to third-generation photocatalysts, examining the increasing complexity and novelty of the materials science in photocatalytic materials. The book describes the most recommended synthesis procedure for each of them and the suitable characterization techniques for determining the optical, structural, morphological, and physical-chemical properties. The most suitable applications of the photocatalysts are described in detail, as well as their environmental applications for wastewater treatment, gaseous effluents depollution, water splitting, CO2 ?xation, selective organic synthesis, coupling reactions, and other selective transformations under both UV light and visible-light irradiation. This book offers a useful reference for a wide audience from students studying chemical engineering and materials chemistry to experienced researchers working on chemical engineering, materials science, materials engineering, environment engineering, nanotechnology, and green chemistry. . Includes a complete overview of the different semiconductor materials used as photocatalysts . Describes methods of preparation and characterization of photocatalysts and their applications . Examines new possibilities to prepare effective photocatalysts

Visible Light Active Photocatalysis

Visible Light Active Photocatalysis
Author: Srabanti Ghosh
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2018-03-29
ISBN 10: 3527808159
ISBN 13: 9783527808151
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Visible Light Active Photocatalysis Book Review:

A comprehensive and timely overview of this important and hot topic, with special emphasis placed on environmental applications and the potential for solar light harvesting. Following introductory chapters on environmental photocatalysis, water splitting, and applications in synthetic chemistry, further chapters focus on the synthesis and design of photocatalysts, solar energy conversion, and such environmental aspects as the removal of water pollutants, photocatalytic conversion of CO2. Besides metal oxide-based photocatalysts, the authors cover other relevant material classes including carbon-based nanomaterials and novel hybrid materials. Chapters on mechanistic aspects, computational modeling of photocatalysis and Challenges and perspectives of solar reactor design for industrial applications complete this unique survey of the subject. With its in-depth discussions ranging from a comprehensive understanding to the engineering of materials and applied devices, this is an invaluable resource for a range of disciplines.

Nanomaterials and Photocatalysis in Chemistry

Nanomaterials and Photocatalysis in Chemistry
Author: Muhammad Bilal Tahir,Khalid Nadeem Riaz
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 134
Release: 2021-03-04
ISBN 10: 9811606463
ISBN 13: 9789811606465
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanomaterials and Photocatalysis in Chemistry Book Review:

This book demonstrates the basic and fundamental aspects of nanotechnology and potential application as a photocatalysis in multiple application especially in environment and energy harvesting. This book also contains methods of preparation and characterization of unique nanostructured photocatalysts, and details about their catalytic action. The book consists of seven chapters, including the principles and fundamentals of heterogeneous photocatalysis; the mechanisms and dynamics of surface photocatalysis; research on pure and composites based materials with unique nanostructures; the latest developments and advances in exploiting photocatalyst alternatives to WO3; and photocatalytic materials for applications other than the traditional degradation of pollutants, such as carbon dioxide reduction, water oxidation, a complete spectrum of selective organic transformations and water splitting by photocatalytic reduction. This book will appeal to a wide readership of the academic and industrial researchers and it can also be used in the classroom for undergraduate and graduate students focusing on heterogeneous photocatalysis, sustainable chemistry, energy conversion and storage, nanotechnology, chemical engineering, environmental protection, optoelectronics, sensors, and surface and interface science.

Photocatalysis

Photocatalysis
Author: Jinlong Zhang,Baozhu Tian,Lingzhi Wang,Mingyang Xing,Juying Lei
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 409
Release: 2018-10-11
ISBN 10: 9811321132
ISBN 13: 9789811321139
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Photocatalysis Book Review:

This book describes the photocatalytic mechanism, factors affecting photocatalytic activity, design and preparation of different kinds of nanostructured photocatalysts, and their applications in the environmental and energy fields. Further, it illustrates a broad range of modification methods including ion-doping, heterojunction, noble metal deposition, morphological control and sensitizations, which are used to extend the light absorption range of photocatalysts and reduce recombination between electrons and holes. Promising applications include water splitting, contaminant decomposition and photocatalytic reduction of CO2, which are closely related to environmental redemption and new energy development. The book offers an intriguing and useful guide for a broad readership in various fields of catalysis, material sciences, environment and energy.

Design of Advanced Photocatalytic Materials for Energy and Environmental Applications

Design of Advanced Photocatalytic Materials for Energy and Environmental Applications
Author: Juan M. Coronado,Fernando Fresno,María D. Hernández-Alonso,Raquel Portela
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 348
Release: 2013-05-27
ISBN 10: 1447150619
ISBN 13: 9781447150619
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Design of Advanced Photocatalytic Materials for Energy and Environmental Applications Book Review:

Research for the development of more efficient photocatalysts has experienced an almost exponential growth since its popularization in early 1970’s. Despite the advantages of the widely used TiO2, the yield of the conversion of sun power into chemical energy that can be achieved with this material is limited prompting the research and development of a number of structural, morphological and chemical modifications of TiO2 , as well as a number of novel photocatalysts with very different composition. Design of Advanced Photocatalytic Materials for Energy and Environmental Applications provides a systematic account of the current understanding of the relationships between the physicochemical properties of the catalysts and photoactivity. The already long list of photocatalysts phases and their modifications is increasing day by day. By approaching this field from a material sciences angle, an integrated view allows readers to consider the diversity of photocatalysts globally and in connection with other technologies. Design of Advanced Photocatalytic Materials for Energy and Environmental Applications provides a valuable road-map, outlining the common principles lying behind the diversity of materials, but also delimiting the imprecise border between the contrasted results and the most speculative studies. This broad approach makes it ideal for specialist but also for engineers, researchers and students in related fields.