Special Issue "Advancement of Photocatalytic Materials 2016"
A special issue of Materials (ISSN 1996-1944).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 January 2016)
Prof. Dr. Klara Hernadi
Department of Applied and Environmental Chemistry, University of Szeged, H-6720 Szeged, Rerrich B. ter 1., Hungary
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Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; carbon nanotubes; nanocomposite materials; immobilization of biologically active units; cell-to-biomaterials interactions
Due to WoS statistics, the number of papers on the field of photocatalysis is still in dynamic growth. Researchers around the world aim at developing semiconductor materials that can be effectively utilized for converting the energy of sunlight to chemical energy by generating hydrogen from water-based solutions. These catalysts can also be suitable for decomposing potentially harmful compounds in gas, liquid and solid phase. This Special Issue is targeted to collect quality papers about the synthesis and application of photocatalytic materials.
The collected articles will emphasize the surface and structural properties of these micro- and nanoscaled materials, and focus on the applicability of the catalysts in either UV or visible light irradiation. Studies concerning synthesis methods and reaction mechanisms are also welcome.
I am pleased to invite you to submit manuscripts for this Special Issue on Photocatalytic Materials, in the form of research papers, communications, letters, and review articles. We look forward to your participation in this Special Issue of Materials.
Manuscript Submission Information
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- photocatalytic materials
- converting of sunlight
- generating hydrogen
- decomposing harmful compounds
- material design
- advanced oxidation processes