Photocatalytic Semiconductors: Synthesis, Characterization, and Environmental Applications by Aracely Hernández-ramPhotocatalytic Semiconductors: Synthesis, Characterization, and Environmental Applications by Aracely Hernández-ram

Photocatalytic Semiconductors: Synthesis, Characterization, and Environmental Applications

byAracely Hernández-ramEditorIliana Medina-Ramírez

Hardcover | November 28, 2014

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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.
Title:Photocatalytic Semiconductors: Synthesis, Characterization, and Environmental ApplicationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:289 pagesPublished:November 28, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319109987

ISBN - 13:9783319109985

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Table of Contents

Semiconducting materials.- New visible light active semiconductors.- Synthesis methods for photocatalytic materials.- Physicochemical characterization of photocatalytic materials.- Electrochemical characterization of photocatalytic materials.- Semiconductor materials for photocatalytic oxidation of organic pollutants in wastewater.- Application of semiconductor photocatalytic materials for the removal or inorganic compounds from wastewater.- Photocatalytic materials in water disinfection.- Future and perpectives for photocatalytic materials in environmental photocatalysis.