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Handbook of Smart Photocatalytic Materials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128190517, 9780128190524

Handbook of Smart Photocatalytic Materials

1st Edition

Fundamentals, Fabrications and Water Resources Applications

Editors: Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain Ajay Kumar Mishra
Paperback ISBN: 9780128190517
eBook ISBN: 9780128190524
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 11th February 2020
Page Count: 376
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Handbook of Smart Photocatalytic Materials: Fundamentals, Fabrications and Water Resource Applications provides a best study and practice guide to catalysis materials, covering metal oxides, metal-organic frameworks, plasmonics and hybrids, their green growth and assembly techniques and their characterization. This volume establishes a broad and influential resource on fundamentals, fabrications and water resource applications. Each chapter incorporates state-of-the-art information, along with important concepts of theory and practice. The handbook will be an indispensable reference for both research communities and industry professionals.

Key Features

  • Presents a compilation of up-to-date research and technology on Smart Photocatalytic Materials
  • Provides a fundamental understanding of several green synthesis methods
  • Highlights in-depth, cutting-edge knowledge on fundamentals, fabrications and water resource applications
  • Includes economical and safety aspects
  • Offers real-world applications of photocatalytic materials


University students, teachers, and researchers, especially working in areas of photocatalysis through heterogeneous catalysts. Chemical engineers, Environmental Engineers and scientists and scholars working on the management of hazardous waste; scientists working in materials science and Civil Engineers working in wastewater treatment

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction (fundamentals of photocatalytic processes)

    1. Advanced materials for photocatalytic applications:

    the challenge ahead

    Section II Green synthesis of photocatalyst materials

    2. Green synthesis of TiO2 and its photocatalytic activity

    Section III Metal oxides photocatalytic materials 63

    3. Design and application of various visible light responsive

    metal oxide photocatalysts

    Section IV Plasmonics and hybrids photocatalytic materials

    4. Immobilization of semiconductor photocatalysts

    Section V Plasmonics and hybrids photocatalytic materials

    5. Plasmon-sensitized TiO2 nanomaterials as visible light photocatalysts

    6. Plasmon-sensitized semiconductors for photocatalysis

    Section VI Photocatalytic materials for water resources

    7. Photocatalytic materials-based membranes for efficient water treatment

      8. Current photocatalytic systems for intensified water purification applications

      9. Visible light-driven perovskite-based photocatalyst for wastewater treatment

      10. Wastewater treatment using TiO2-based photocatalysts

        11. Graphene-based hybrid photocatalysts: a promising route toward high-efficiency photocatalytic water




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        About the Editors

        Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain

        Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain is an Adjunct Professor and Lab Director in the Department of Chemistry & Environmental Sciences at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, United States. His research is focused on Environmental Management, Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials, and Analytical Chemistry and Various Industries. Dr. Hussain is the author of numerous papers in peerreviewed journals as well as prolific author and editor of several scientific monographs and handbooks in his research areas published with Elsevier.

        Affiliations and Expertise

        Adjunct Professor and Lab Director, Department of Chemistry and EVSC, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, USA

        Ajay Kumar Mishra

        Ajay Kumar Mishra

        Prof. Ajay Kumar Mishra is a Research Professor in the Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability Research Unit at the University of South Africa. He obtained a B.Sc. in chemistry and a Ph.D. in bio-inorganic chemistry. His primary research interests are in nanoscience and nanotechnology, materials science, polymers, composites / nanocomposites, and water research. He is the editor of several books and published over 160 articles in international scientific journals. Prof Mishra currently awarded as Fellow and chartered scientist at a royal society of chemistry, UK

        Affiliations and Expertise

        Research Professor, Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability (NanoWS) Research Unit, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, University of South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa

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