Visible Light Active Structured Photocatalysts for the Removal of Emerging Contaminants

Visible Light Active Structured Photocatalysts for the Removal of Emerging Contaminants
Author: Olga Sacco,Vincenzo Vaiano
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2019-09-11
ISBN 10: 0128183357
ISBN 13: 9780128183359
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Visible Light Active Structured Photocatalysts for the Removal of Emerging Contaminants Book Review:

Visible Light Active Structured Photocatalysts for the Removal of Emerging Contaminants: Science and Engineering addresses the potential role of visible active photocatalytic processes for the removal of emerging contaminants. The book discusses the classification, sources and potential risks of emerging pollutants in water as well as the different synthesis methods of visible active structured photocatalysts with relation to their applications in photocatalytic processes for the removal of organic and inorganic emerging contaminants. Finally, the possible reaction pathways occurring during the visible or solar photocatalytic processes together with toxicity assessment are discussed. The book is a useful guide for academics, researchers and technicians in chemical engineering, chemistry and environmental sciences. Defines emerging contaminants and what can be included in that group of contaminants commonly named "contaminants of emerging concern" Presents different synthesis methods of visible active structured photocatalysts and their applications in solar or visible light photocatalytic systems for the removal of organic and inorganic emerging contaminants Analyzes reaction pathways that occur during the visible or solar photocatalytic processes, also including toxicity assessments

Water Pollution and Remediation Heavy Metals

Water Pollution and Remediation  Heavy Metals
Author: Inamuddin
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2021
ISBN 10: 3030524213
ISBN 13: 9783030524210
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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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.

Nanotechnology in the Beverage Industry

Nanotechnology in the Beverage Industry
Author: Abdeltif Amrane,Susai Rajendran,Tuan Anh Nguyen,Aymen Amine Assadi,Ashraf Mahdy Sharoba
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 744
Release: 2020-04-20
ISBN 10: 0128199423
ISBN 13: 9780128199428
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Nanotechnology in the Beverage industry: Fundamentals and Applications looks at how nanotechnology is being used to enhance water quality, as well as how the properties of nanomaterials can be used to create different properties in both alcoholic and no-alcoholic drinks and enhance the biosafety of both drinks and their packaging. This is an important reference for materials scientists, engineers, food scientists and microbiologists who want to learn more about how nanotechnology is being used to enhance beverage products. As active packaging technology, nanotechnology can increase shelf-life and maintain the quality of beverages. In the field of water treatment, nanomaterials offer new routes to address challenges. Describes the major properties that make nanomaterials good agents for increasing the purification of water and other beverages Outlines major nanoencapsulation techniques for use in a variety of beverage types Discusses the major challenges of using nanomaterials in both beverages and beverage packaging

Photocatalytic Functional Materials for Environmental Remediation

Photocatalytic Functional Materials for Environmental Remediation
Author: Alagarsamy Pandikumar,Kandasamy Jothivenkatachalam
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 380
Release: 2019-07-11
ISBN 10: 1119529840
ISBN 13: 9781119529842
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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A comprehensive volume on photocatalytic functional materials for environmental remediation As the need for removing large amounts of pollution and contamination in air, soil, and water grows, emerging technologies in the field of environmental remediation are of increasing importance. The use of photocatalysis—a green technology with enormous potential to resolve the issues related to environmental pollution—breaks down toxic organic compounds to mineralized products such as carbon dioxide and water. Due to their high performance, ease of fabrication, long-term stability, and low manufacturing costs, photofunctional materials constructed from nanocomposite materials hold great potential for environmental remediation. Photocatalytic Functional Materials for Environmental Remediation examines the development of high performance photofunctional materials for the treatment of environmental pollutants. This timely volume assembles and reviews a broad range of ideas from leading experts in fields of chemistry, physics, nanotechnology, materials science, and engineering. Precise, up-to-date chapters cover both the fundamentals and applications of photocatalytic functional materials. Semiconductor-metal nanocomposites, layered double hydroxides, metal-organic frameworks, polymer nanocomposites, and other photofunctional materials are examined in applications such as carbon dioxide reduction and organic pollutant degradation. Providing interdisciplinary focus to green technology materials for the treatment of environmental pollutants, this important work: Provides comprehensive coverage of various photocatalytic materials for environmental remediation useful for researchers and developers Encompasses both fundamental concepts and applied technology in the field Focuses on novel design and application of photocatalytic materials used for the removal of environmental contaminates and pollution Offers in-depth examination of highly topical green-technology solutions Presents an interdisciplinary approach to environmental remediation Photocatalytic Functional Materials for Environmental Remediation is a vital resource for researchers, engineers, and graduate students in the multi-disciplinary areas of chemistry, physics, nanotechnology, environmental science, materials science, and engineering related to photocatalytic environmental remediation.

Green Methods for Wastewater Treatment

Green Methods for Wastewater Treatment
Author: Mu. Naushad,Saravanan Rajendran,Eric Lichtfouse
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 292
Release: 2019-06-26
ISBN 10: 3030164276
ISBN 13: 9783030164270
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This book presents comprehensive chapters on the latest research and applications in wastewater treatment using green technologies. Topics include mesoporous materials, TiO2 nanocomposites and magnetic nanoparticles, the role of catalysts, treatment methods such as photo-Fenton, photocatalysis, electrochemistry and adsorption, and anti-bacterial solutions. This book will be useful for chemical engineers, environmental scientists, analytical chemists, materials scientists and researchers.

Nanotechnology and Photocatalysis for Environmental Applications

Nanotechnology and Photocatalysis for Environmental Applications
Author: Muhammad Bilal Tahir,Muhammad Rafique,Muhammad Shahid Rafique
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 244
Release: 2020-07-14
ISBN 10: 0128211970
ISBN 13: 9780128211977
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Nanotechnology and Photocatalysis for Environmental Applications focuses on nanostructured control, synthesis methods, activity enhancement strategies, environmental applications, and perspectives of semiconductor-based nanostructures. The book offers future guidelines for designing new semiconductor-based photocatalysts, with low cost and high efficiency, for a range of products aimed at environmental protection. The book covers the fundamentals of nanotechnology, the synthesis of nanotechnology, and the use of metal oxide, metal sulfide, and carbon-based nanomaterials in photocatalysis. The book also discusses the major challenges of using photocatalytic nanomaterials on a broad scale. The book then explores how photocatalytic nanomaterials and nanocomposites are being used for sustainable development applications, including environmental protection, pharmaceuticals, and air purification. The final chapter considers the recent advances in the field and outlines future perspectives on the technology. This is an important reference for materials scientists, chemical engineers, energy scientists, and anyone looking to understand more about the photocatalytic potential of nanomaterials, and their possible environmental applications. Explains why the properties of semiconductor-based nanomaterials make them particularly good for environmental applications Explores how photocatalytic nanomaterials and nanocomposites are being used for sustainable development applications, including environmental protection, pharmaceuticals, and air purification Discusses the major challenges of using photocatalytic nanomaterials on a broad scale

Application of Photoactive Nanomaterials in Degradation of Pollutants

Application of Photoactive Nanomaterials in Degradation of Pollutants
Author: Roberto Comparelli
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 134
Release: 2019-08-27
ISBN 10: 3039213814
ISBN 13: 9783039213818
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Application of Photoactive Nanomaterials in Degradation of Pollutants Book Review:

Photoactive nanomaterials have been receiving increasing attention due to their potential application in the light-driven degradation of water and gas-phase pollutants. However, to exploit the great potential of photoactive materials and access their properties requires fine-tuning of their size/shape-dependent chemical–physical properties, and on the ability to integrate them in photoreactors or to deposit them onto large surfaces. Therefore, the synthetic approach as well as post-synthesis manipulation could strongly affect the final photocatalytic properties of the nanomaterial. The aim of the present Special Issue is to report on the most recent progress towards the application of photoactive nanomaterials and nanomaterial-based coatings in pollutant degradation, paying particular attention to cases close to real application: scalable synthetic approaches to nanocatalysts, preparation of nanocatalyst-based coatings, degradation of real pollutants and bacterial inactivation, and application in building materials.

Photocatalytic Semiconductors

Photocatalytic Semiconductors
Author: Aracely Hernández-Ramírez,Iliana Medina-Ramírez
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 289
Release: 2014-11-17
ISBN 10: 3319109995
ISBN 13: 9783319109992
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Photocatalytic Semiconductors Book Review:

This critical volume examines the different methods used for the synthesis of a great number of photocatalysts, including TiO2, ZnO and other modified semiconductors, as well as characterization techniques used for determining the optical, structural and morphological properties of the semiconducting materials. Additionally, the authors discuss photoelectrochemical methods for determining the light activity of the photocatalytic semiconductors by means of measurement of properties such as band gap energy, flat band potential and kinetics of hole and electron transfer. Photocatalytic Semiconductors: Synthesis, Characterization and Environmental Applications provide an overview of the semiconductor materials from first- to third-generation photocatalysts and their applications in wastewater treatment and water disinfection. The book further presents economic and toxicological aspects in the production and application of photocatalytic materials.

Advanced Sorption Process Applications

Advanced Sorption Process Applications
Author: Serpil Edebali
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 218
Release: 2019-02-20
ISBN 10: 1789848180
ISBN 13: 9781789848182
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Sorption Process Applications Book Review:

At the beginning of the twenty-firstst century, separation processes presented a comprehensive application of the major operations performed by various industries, such as chemical, food, environmental, and biotechnology. Sorption, one of the preferred separation processes because of its effectiveness at different interfaces, has caught the attention of many scientists. This book is aimed at gaining a general knowledge of sorption and a number of extremely important applications, as well as recognizing its functions and paramount importance in chemical and biochemical plants, including environmental treatment. Moreover, progress in the phenomenon is highlighted in this book. To help provide instruction in the important sorption processes, we have chosen authors who have extensive industrial and academic experience in closing the gap between theory and practice. Crucial progress in the theoretical information section of sorption has been achieved, mainly through the development of new techniques that examine the usage of various sorbents, including nanomaterials for the removal of various pollutants. We have subdivided the book into several sections, one of which is focused on applications of the sorption process, which presents real results of the recent studies and gives a source of up-to-date literature. The relationship between the sorption process and isotherm and kinetics modeling is analyzed in another chapter. This book will be a reference book for those who are interested in sorption techniques from various industries.

Semiconductor Photocatalysis

Semiconductor Photocatalysis
Author: Wenbin Cao
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 676
Release: 2016-08-24
ISBN 10: 9535124846
ISBN 13: 9789535124849
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Semiconductor Photocatalysis Book Review:

Photocatalysis is a hot topic because it is an environmentally friendly approach toward the conversion of light energy into chemical energy at mild reaction environments. Also, it is well applied in several major areas such as water splitting, bacterial inactivation, and pollutants elimination, which is a possible solution to energy shortage and environmental issues. The fundamental knowledge and the frontier research progress in typical photocatalytic materials, such as TiO2-based and non-TiO2-based photocatalysts, are included in this book. Methods to improve the photocatalytic efficiency and to provide a hint for the rational design of the new photocatalysts are covered.

Green Photocatalysts

Green Photocatalysts
Author: Mu. Naushad,Saravanan Rajendran,Eric Lichtfouse
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 287
Release: 2019-07-02
ISBN 10: 3030156087
ISBN 13: 9783030156084
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Photocatalysts Book Review:

This book presents advanced photocatalytic technologies for wastewater treatment. The fabrication, surface modification, roles and mechanisms of green catalysts are detailed. The catalysts include nanostructured catalysts, semiconductors, metal and non-metal doped catalysts, surface plasmon materials, graphene oxide-based materials, polymer-based composite materials, heterogenous type I and type II catalysts.

Nanocomposites for Visible Light induced Photocatalysis

Nanocomposites for Visible Light induced Photocatalysis
Author: Mohammad Mansoob Khan,Debabrata Pradhan,Youngku Sohn
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2017-09-15
ISBN 10: 9783319624457
ISBN 13: 3319624458
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanocomposites for Visible Light induced Photocatalysis Book Review:

This book details the chemistry of visible light-induced photocatalysis using different classes of nanocomposites. Starting with a general introduction and explanation of basic principles and mechanisms of (visible) light-induced photocatalysis in the first two chapters (not omitting a plaidoyer for furthering research and development in this promising field), the following chapters detail the different types and classes of nanocomposites currently used in light-induced photocatalytic applications, including e.g. metal and mixed metal-oxide nanoparticles and –composites, nanoporous materials, polymeric and carbon-based nanocomposites. They explain the characteristics and importance of the different types of nanocomposites, as well as their synthesis and fabrication.In the end of the book an outlook on the unique applications of novel nanocomposites is offered, for example in water treatment and disinfection and removal of pollutants from wastewater, self-cleaning window panes based on photoactive materials, and many more. The book also addresses the challenges in present photocatalytic research, and therefore is a must-read for everybody interested in the developing field of nanocomposites and visible light-induced photocatalysis.

Nanocatalysts in Environmental Applications

Nanocatalysts in Environmental Applications
Author: Samira Bagheri,Nurhidayatullaili Muhd Julkapli
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 116
Release: 2018-02-09
ISBN 10: 3319695576
ISBN 13: 9783319695570
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanocatalysts in Environmental Applications Book Review:

This book presents a range of nanocatalysts, together with their primary environmental applications and use in chemical production processes. In addition, it describes the nanomaterials used for catalysts and details their performance. The book introduces readers to the fundamentals and applications of nanocatalysis, synthesis, characterization, modification and application. Further topics include: landfill organic pollutant photodegradation; magnetic photocatalysis; synergistic effects on hydrogenated TiO2; and photoinduced fusion of gold-semiconductor nanoparticles. A detailed explanation of the chemistry of nanostructures and the ability to control materials at the nano-scale rounds out the coverage. Given the central importance of research in nanotechnology and nanoscience for the development of new catalysts, the book offers a valuable source of information for researchers and academics alike. It will also benefit industrial engineers and production managers who wish to understand the environmental impact of nanocatalysts.

Solar Energy Fundamentals and Modeling Techniques

Solar Energy Fundamentals and Modeling Techniques
Author: Zekai Sen
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 276
Release: 2008-03-28
ISBN 10: 9781848001343
ISBN 13: 1848001347
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Solar Energy Fundamentals and Modeling Techniques Book Review:

This book presents the methods of quantitative determination of solar irradiation incident amount on a surface on the Earth. It brings together information not found elsewhere in a single source, and includes an innovative exposition of expert system methodologies used in the domain of solar irradiation and energy. The book provides a background to the underlying physical principles of solar irradiation and energy, with explanations as to how these can be modelled and applied.

Advances in Chemical Engineering

Advances in Chemical Engineering
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2009-06-29
ISBN 10: 9780080912011
ISBN 13: 008091201X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Chemical Engineering Book Review:

The cross-fertilization of physico-chemical and mathematical ideas has a long historical tradition. This volume of Advances in Chemical Engineering is almost completely dedicated to a conference on “Mathematics in Chemical Kinetics and Engineering (MaCKiE-2007), which was held in Houston in February 2007, bringing together about 40 mathematicians, chemists, and chemical engineers from 10 countries to discuss the application and development of mathematical tools in their respective fields. * Updates and informs the reader on the latest research findings using original reviews * Written by leading industry experts and scholars * Reviews and analyzes developments in the field

Nano Materials as Photocatalysts for Degradation of Environmental Pollutants

Nano Materials as Photocatalysts for Degradation of Environmental Pollutants
Author: Pardeep Singh,Anwesha Borthakur,P.K. Mishra,Dhanesh Tiwary
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 430
Release: 2019-12-02
ISBN 10: 0128185996
ISBN 13: 9780128185995
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Nano-Materials as Photocatalysts for Degradation of Environmental Pollutants: Challenges and Possibilities contains both practical and theoretical aspects of environmental management using the processes of photodegradation and various heterogeneous catalysts. The book's main focus is on the degradation of harmful pollutants, such as petrochemicals, crude oils, dyes, xenobiotic pharmaceutical waste, endocrine disrupting compounds, and other common pollutants. Chapters incorporate both theoretical and practical aspects. This book is useful for undergraduate or university students, teachers and researchers, especially those working in areas of photocatalysis through heterogeneous catalysts. The primary audience for this book includes Chemical Engineers, Environmental Engineers and scientists, scholars working on the management of hazardous waste, scientists working in fields of materials science, and Civil Engineers working on wastewater treatment. Reviews recent trends in the photodegradation of organic pollutants Offers a bibliometric analysis of photocatalysis for environmental abatement Includes many degradation mechanisms of organic pollutants using various catalysts Includes examples on the degradation of organic pollutants from various sources, e.g., pharmaceuticals, dyes, pesticides, etc. Discusses the effect of nanocatalysts on soil, plants and the ecosystem

New and Future Developments in Catalysis

New and Future Developments in Catalysis
Author: Steven L Suib
Publsiher: Newnes
Total Pages: 630
Release: 2013-07-17
ISBN 10: 0444538712
ISBN 13: 9780444538710
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 various sources of environmental pollution are the theme of this volume. The volume lists all current environmentally friendly catalytic chemical processes used for environmental remediation and critically compares their economic viability. 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

Advanced Oxidation Processes for Water and Wastewater Treatment

Advanced Oxidation Processes for Water and Wastewater Treatment
Author: Simon Parsons
Publsiher: IWA Publishing
Total Pages: 356
Release: 2004-01-01
ISBN 10: 1843390175
ISBN 13: 9781843390176
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Advanced Oxidation Processes for Water and Wastewa

Semiconductors for Photocatalysis

Semiconductors for Photocatalysis
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 492
Release: 2017-06-30
ISBN 10: 0128117281
ISBN 13: 9780128117286
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Semiconductors for Photocatalysis Book Review:

Semiconductors for Photocatalysis, Volume 97 covers the latest breakthrough research and exciting developments in semiconductor photocatalysts and electrodes for water splitting and CO2 reduction. It includes a broad range of materials such as metal-oxides, metal-nitrides, silicon, III-V semiconductors, and the emerging layered compounds. New to this volume are chapters covering the Fundamentals of Semiconductor Photoelectrodes, Charge Carrier Dynamics in Metal Oxide Photoelectrodes for Water Oxidation, Photophysics and Photochemistry at the Semiconductor/Electrolyte Interface for Solar Water Splitting, V Semiconductor Photoelectrodes, III-Nitride Semiconductor Photoelectrodes, and Rare Earth Containing Materials for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting Applications. In addition, the design and modeling of photocatalysts and photoelectrodes and the fundamental mechanisms of water splitting and CO2 reduction is also discussed. Features the latest breakthroughs and research and development in semiconductor photocatalysis, solar fuels, and artificial photosynthesis Covers a broad range of topics, including a wide variety of materials and many important aspects of solar fuels Includes in-depth discussions on materials design, growth and synthesis, engineering, characterization, and photoelectrochemical studies