Chapter 19. Oxide Materials in Photocatalytic Processes

  1. Prof. S. David Jackson and
  2. Dr. Justin S. J. Hargreaves
  1. Richard P.K. Wells

Published Online: 26 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626113.ch19

Metal Oxide Catalysis

Metal Oxide Catalysis

How to Cite

Wells, R. P.K. (2008) Oxide Materials in Photocatalytic Processes, in Metal Oxide Catalysis (eds S. D. Jackson and J. S. J. Hargreaves), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626113.ch19

Editor Information

  1. University of Glasgow, Department of Chemistry, WestCHEM, Joseph Black Building, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, United Kingdom

Author Information

  1. University of Aberdeen, Department of Chemistry, Surface Chemistry and Catalysis Group, Aberdeen, AB24 3UE, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527318155

Online ISBN: 9783527626113



  • photocatalysis;
  • titanium(IV) oxide;
  • photocatalytic oxidation;
  • visible light sensitization;
  • photoelectrochemical cell


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basic Principles of Heterogeneous Photocatalysis

  • Traditional Photocatalysts

  • Improving Photocatalytic Activity

  • Conclusions

  • References