4. Design and Development of Active Titania and Related Photocatalysts

  1. Prof. Dr. Pierre Pichat
  1. Bunsho Ohtani

Published Online: 13 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527645404.ch4

Photocatalysis and Water Purification: From Fundamentals to Recent Applications

Photocatalysis and Water Purification: From Fundamentals to Recent Applications

How to Cite

Ohtani, B. (2013) Design and Development of Active Titania and Related 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.ch4

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Catalysis Research Center, Hokkaido University, North 21, West 10, Sapporo 001-0021, Japan

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527331871

Online ISBN: 9783527645404

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • thermodynamics;
  • photocatalytic activity;
  • kinetics;
  • particle size;
  • recombination;
  • crystallinity;
  • activity-property correlation;
  • synergetic effect;
  • doping

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction – a Thermodynamic Aspect of Photocatalysis

  • Photocatalytic Activity: Reexamination

  • Design of Active Photocatalysts

  • A Conventional Kinetics in Photocatalysis: First-Order Kinetics

  • A Conventional Kinetics in Photocatalysis: Langmuir–Hinshelwood Mechanism

  • Topics and Problems Related to Particle Size of Photocatalysts

  • Recombination of a Photoexcited Electron and a Positive Hole

  • Evaluation of Crystallinity as a Property Affecting Photocatalytic Activity

  • Electron Traps as a Possible Candidate of a Recombination Center

  • Donor Levels – a Meaning of n-Type Semiconductor

  • Dependence of Photocatalytic Activities on Physical and Structural Properties

  • Synergetic Effect

  • Doping

  • Conclusive Remarks

  • Acknowledgments

  • References