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Advanced Photocatalytic Materials

Section of Condensed Matter Physics, Department of Physics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 15784 Panepistimiopolis, Greece
Materials 2020, 13(4), 821; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma13040821
Received: 6 February 2020 / Accepted: 9 February 2020 / Published: 11 February 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advanced Photocatalytic Materials)
Semiconductor photocatalysts have attracted a great amount of multidiscipline research due to their distinctive potential for solar-to-chemical-energy conversion applications, ranging from water and air purification to hydrogen and chemical fuel production. This unique diversity of photoinduced applications has spurred major research efforts on the rational design and development of photocatalytic materials with tailored structural, morphological, and optoelectronic properties in order to promote solar light harvesting and alleviate photogenerated electron-hole recombination and the concomitant low quantum efficiency. This book presents a collection of original research articles on advanced photocatalytic materials synthesized by novel fabrication approaches and/or appropriate modifications that improve their performance for target photocatalytic applications such as water (cyanobacterial toxins, antibiotics, phenols, and dyes) and air (NOx and volatile organic compounds) pollutant degradation, hydrogen evolution, and hydrogen peroxide production by photoelectrochemical cells. View Full-Text
Keywords: TiO2 nanomaterials; visible light activated titania; heterojunction photocatalysts; photonic crystal catalysts; plasmonic photocatalysis; graphene-based photocatalysts; water and air purification; solar fuels TiO2 nanomaterials; visible light activated titania; heterojunction photocatalysts; photonic crystal catalysts; plasmonic photocatalysis; graphene-based photocatalysts; water and air purification; solar fuels
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Likodimos, V. Advanced Photocatalytic Materials. Materials 2020, 13, 821.

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