1. Identification and Roles of the Active Species Generated on Various Photocatalysts

  1. Prof. Dr. Pierre Pichat
  1. Yoshio Nosaka and
  2. Atsuko Y. Nosaka

Published Online: 13 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527645404.ch1

Photocatalysis and Water Purification: From Fundamentals to Recent Applications

Photocatalysis and Water Purification: From Fundamentals to Recent Applications

How to Cite

Nosaka, Y. and Nosaka, A. Y. (2013) Identification and Roles of the Active Species Generated on Various Photocatalysts, in Photocatalysis and Water Purification: From Fundamentals to Recent Applications (ed P. Pichat), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527645404.ch1

Editor Information

  1. CNRS, Ecole Centrale de Lyon (STMS), Photocatalyse et Environnement, 69134 Ecully CEDEX, France

Author Information

  1. Nagaoka University of Technology, Department of Materials Science and Technology, Kamitomioka-cho 1603-1, Nagaoka, 940-2188, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527331871

Online ISBN: 9783527645404

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Keywords:

  • OH radical;
  • hydrogen peroxide;
  • super oxide radical;
  • trapped holes;
  • electron spin resonance;
  • laser-induced fluorescence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Key Species in Photocatalytic Reactions

  • Trapped Electron and Hole

  • Superoxide Radical and Hydrogen Peroxide (O2•− and H2O2)

  • Hydroxyl Radical (OH)

  • Singlet Molecular Oxygen (1O2)

  • Reaction Mechanisms for Bare TiO2

  • Reaction Mechanisms of Visible-Light-Responsive Photocatalysts

  • Conclusion

  • References