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

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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,Mohd Imran Ahamed,Eric Lichtfouse
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 581
Release: 2020-11-18
ISBN 10: 3030524213
ISBN 13: 9783030524210
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Water Pollution and Remediation Heavy Metals Book Review:

Pollution of waters by toxic metals is accelerating worldwide due to industrial and population growth, notably in countries having poor environmental laws, resulting in many diseases such as cancer. Classical remediation techniques are limited. This books reviews new, advanced or improved techniques for metal removal, such as hybrid treatments, nanotechnologies and unconventional adsorbents, e.g. metal-organic frameworks. Contaminants include rare earth elements, arsenic, lead, cadmium, chromium, copper and effluents from the electronic, textile, agricultural and pharmaceutical industries.

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.

Advances in Aerogel Composites for Environmental Remediation

Advances in Aerogel Composites for Environmental Remediation
Author: Aftab Aslam Parwaz Khan,Mohammad Omaish Ansari,Anish Khan,Abdullah M. Asiri
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 396
Release: 2021-05-29
ISBN 10: 0128208988
ISBN 13: 9780128208984
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Aerogel Composites for Environmental Remediation Book Review:

Advances in Aerogel Composites for Environmental Remediation presents both contextual information about aerogels and details about their application in environmental remediation. A wide variety of aerogels are discussed, ranging from common to advanced and from natural to synthetic. By exploring ongoing research and developments in the environmental remediation technologies using aerogel and its composites, this book addresses common day-to-day environmental problems and presents solutions to the use of aerogel materials. The chapters discuss fabrication of various aerogel composites, along with their design and applications toward different environmental remediation technologies. Additionally, the properties and advantages of aerogels are compared and contrasted to those of traditional materials. Given the consistent increase in environmental pollution, there is an urgent need to explore new materials for advances in remediation technology. Advances in Aerogel Composites for Environmental Remediation brings researchers and practitioners in the fields of environmental remediation, environmental science, and engineering to the forefront of remediation technologies with a thorough breakdown of the benefits of and techniques relevant to aerogel composites. Covers basic properties, unique properties, and fabrication techniques of aerogels, from basic silica aerogels to present-day conventional aerogels Discusses most of the major environmental remediation techniques and the advantages of using aerogels for these remediation techniques in comparison to using traditional methods Presents future prospects for utilizing aerogels in modern day-to-day life and in the fabrication of tangible new products

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

Nanotechnology in the Beverage Industry Book Review:

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

Heterostructured Photocatalysts for Solar Energy Conversion

Heterostructured Photocatalysts for Solar Energy Conversion
Author: Srabanti Ghosh
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2020-10-10
ISBN 10: 0128200731
ISBN 13: 9780128200735
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Heterostructured Photocatalysts for Solar Energy Conversion Book Review:

Heterostructured Photocatalysts for Solar Energy Conversion provides a comprehensive description of novel z-scheme hybrid materials based on metal oxide or chalcogenides-based semiconductor, or carbon-based nanomaterials (conducting polymers, graphene, and other carbon materials). The book explores energy conversion applications, such as hydrogen generation, water splitting, CO2 reduction or degradation of organic pollutants, and their associated new material and technology development. The book addresses a variety of topics, such as photochemical processes, materials and fabrication, degradation mechanisms, as well as challenges and strategies. The book includes in-depth discussions ranging from comprehensive understanding, to engineering of materials and applied devices. The concept of visible light active catalysis emerged in recent decades and continues to attract the scientific community. Driven primarily by an opportunity to develop novel multifunctional materials on one hand, and sustainable technologies on the other, several successful approaches have been explored. However, preparation, characterization, and application of visible light active Z-scheme heterojunction-based catalytic nanostructures are still at the foreground of research activity. Provides an overview on recently developed Z-scheme photocatalysts to stress their performance as catalysts Covers most of the important topics in photocatalysis Explores the most recent advances in synthesis to enable deeper understanding of the principles underlying electronic behavior of catalytic nanostructures, mechanistic details, and the evaluation of their effectiveness, as well as perspectives in solar light harvesting Serves as a valuable resource for better understanding of the current state of photocatalysis research and its possible applications in energy domain

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

Nanostructured Photocatalysts Book Review:

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

Sustainable Development of Water and Environment

Sustainable Development of Water and Environment
Author: Han-Yong Jeon
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2021
ISBN 10: 303075278X
ISBN 13: 9783030752781
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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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.

Photocatalysis

Photocatalysis
Author: Dionysios D Dionysiou,Gianluca Li Puma,Jinhua Ye,Jenny Schneider,Detlef Bahnemann
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 394
Release: 2016-03-30
ISBN 10: 1782627103
ISBN 13: 9781782627104
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Photocatalysis Book Review:

From environmental remediation to alternative fuels, this book explores the numerous important applications of photocatalysis. The book covers topics such as the photocatalytic processes in the treatment of water and air; the fundamentals of solar photocatalysis; the challenges involved in developing self-cleaning photocatalytic materials; photocatalytic hydrogen generation; photocatalysts in the synthesis of chemicals; and photocatalysis in food packaging and biomedical and medical applications. The book also critically discusses concepts for the future of photocatalysis, providing a fascinating insight for researchers. Together with Photocatalysis: Fundamentals and Perspectives, these volumes provide a complete overview to photocatalysis.

Nanostructured Materials for Environmental Applications

Nanostructured Materials for Environmental Applications
Author: Subramanian Balakumar
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2021
ISBN 10: 3030720764
ISBN 13: 9783030720766
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Visible Light Active Photocatalysis

Visible Light Active Photocatalysis
Author: Srabanti Ghosh
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 640
Release: 2018-06-11
ISBN 10: 3527342931
ISBN 13: 9783527342938
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.

Metal Metal Oxides and Metal Organic Frameworks for Environmental Remediation

Metal  Metal Oxides and Metal Organic Frameworks for Environmental Remediation
Author: Saravanan Rajendran
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2021
ISBN 10: 303068976X
ISBN 13: 9783030689766
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Development of Chemically Active Metal Oxide Composite Nanofiber Filters for Water Treatment

Development of Chemically Active Metal Oxide Composite Nanofiber Filters for Water Treatment
Author: Katherine E. Greenstein
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 189
Release: 2016
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:1236883695
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Development of Chemically Active Metal Oxide Composite Nanofiber Filters for Water Treatment Book Review:

In this study, we develop electrospun nanofiber filters that harness nano-scaled hematite (Fe2O3) for sorption of inorganic contaminants (e.g., As, Pb) and nano-scaled titanium dioxide (TiO2) for use with ultraviolet (UV) and visible light as an advanced oxidation process (AOP) for removal of emerging organic contaminants (e.g., benzotriazole, carbamazepine, DEET). Most importantly, we strive to optimize both reactivity and material strength to develop cohesive, durable filtration platforms that overcome barriers to use of nanomaterials in water treatment (e.g., concerns over leaching of nanoparticles deployed as suspensions). Herein, we first demonstrate reactivity optimization of pure (though brittle) TiO2 nanofiber photocatalysts by noble metal catalyst (Au) surface loading. Additionally, we optimize polymer-Fe2O3 composite nanofibers for reactivity while maintaining material flexibility by coating the doped polymer with additional Fe2O3 surfaces available for metal/metalloid uptake. Finally, we apply reactivity optimization and strategies to maintain material strength in the development of carbon/TiO2 nanofiber composites used for (photo)chemical filtration of water containing emerging organic contaminants. Ultimately, we find that nanofiber composites exhibit substantial reactivity and structural integrity in water treatment platforms. Outcomes of this work contribute to making nanomaterials, which have been studied for decades but have yet to be commercially employed for water treatment, practical for chemically active water filtration.

Advances in Photocatalytic Disinfection

Advances in Photocatalytic Disinfection
Author: Taicheng An,Huijun Zhao,Po Keung Wong
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 315
Release: 2016-11-21
ISBN 10: 3662534967
ISBN 13: 9783662534960
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Photocatalytic Disinfection Book Review:

This book presents the latest results related to photocatalytic inactivation/killing of microorganisms, which is a promising alternative disinfection method that produces less or even no disinfection byproduct. The book is divided into 13 chapters, which introduce readers to the latest developments in the photocatalytic disinfection of microorganisms, examine essential photocatalytic (PC) and photoelectrocatalytic (PEC) disinfection studies, and forecast and make recommendations for the further development of PC and PEC disinfection. Bringing together contributions by various leading research groups worldwide, it offers a valuable resource for researchers and the industry alike, as well as the general public. Taicheng An, PhD, is Chair Professor and Director at the Institute of Environmental Health and Pollution Control, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Guangdong University of Technology, Guangzhou, China. Huijun Zhao, PhD, is Chair Professor and Director at the Centre for Clean Environment and Energy & Griffith School of Environment, Griffith University, Australia. Po Keung Wong, PhD, is a Professor at the School of Life Sciences, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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

Nanotechnology and Photocatalysis for Environmental Applications Book Review:

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

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: 2017-09-07
ISBN 10: 3319624466
ISBN 13: 9783319624464
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.

Photocatalytic Systems by Design

Photocatalytic Systems by Design
Author: Mohan Sakar,R. Geetha Balakrishna,Trong-On Do
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 566
Release: 2021-08-23
ISBN 10: 0128209224
ISBN 13: 9780128209226
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Photocatalytic Systems by Design Book Review:

Photocatalytic Systems by Design: Materials, Mechanisms and Applications explores various aspects of photocatalysis, including the photocatalytic phenomenon and process, applications, and the design of photocatalysts via band gap engineering. The book also covers band edge position engineering for multiple photocatalytic applications, such as pollutant degradations, hydrogen production, CO2 reduction into hydrocarbon fuels, antimicrobial disinfections, organic synthesis, N2 fixation, and more. This book is designed to enable beginners to learn the concepts and applications of photocatalysis. Unlike conventional books on photocatalysis, the book provides a 360° perspective into the field of photocatalysis and serves as an informative handbook for all audiences. Addresses all concepts and applications of photocatalysis Covers the fundamentals, including mechanisms of photocatalytic materials Describes the various material systems and engineering of photocatalysts Offers insight into the schemes for photocatalysis of various materials Discusses the application-specific design of photocatalysts

Photocatalysis

Photocatalysis
Author: Suresh C. Pillai,Vignesh Kumaravel
Publsiher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Total Pages: 396
Release: 2021-08-23
ISBN 10: 3110668483
ISBN 13: 9783110668483
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Photocatalysis Book Review:

This book is a concise and up-to-date introduction to the topic of photocatalysis. It covers the fundamentals of photocatalysis, design of photoreactors and modelling and simulations for photoreaction. Also, industrial applications such as hydrogen production, water disinfection, degradation of air pollutants, pesticides and pharmaceuticals are described.

Nanostructured Catalysts for Environmental Applications

Nanostructured Catalysts for Environmental Applications
Author: Marco Piumetti,Samir Bensaid
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 435
Release: 2021
ISBN 10: 303058934X
ISBN 13: 9783030589349
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanostructured Catalysts for Environmental Applications Book Review:

This book offers an overview of the recent studies and advances in environmental catalysis by nanomaterials, considering both the fundamental and the technological aspects. It offers contributions in different areas of environmental catalysis, including the catalytic and photocatalytic abatement of environmentally hazardous effluents from stationary or mobile sources, the valorization of waste and the production of sustainable energy. In other words, this monograph provides an overview of modern environmental and energy related applications with a particular emphasis to nano-sized catalytic materials. Recent concepts, experimental data and advanced theories are reported in this book to give evidence of the environmental and sustainable applications that can be found in the highly interdisciplinary field of catalysis. Illustrates how environmental catalysis is a promising opportunity for a sustainable development Covers the seminal and most recent studies concerning the environmental catalysis by nanostructured catalysts Presents an overview of both the fundamental and the technological aspects of environmental catalysis .