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Photocatalysis: Fundamental Processes and Applications - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128188064

Photocatalysis: Fundamental Processes and Applications, Volume 32

1st Edition

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Editor: Mehrorang Ghaedi
Paperback ISBN: 9780128188064
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 2021
Page Count: 612
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Table of Contents

Part 1: Fundamentals of photo degradation
1. Electronic structure: from basic principles to photocatalysis
2. Photodegradation Processes
3. Using Dyes for Evaluating photocatalytic properties
4. Advanced Oxidation
5. Electronic structure of solids and molecules

Part 2: Primary Processes in Photocatalysis
6. Kinetic Modeling of Electron Transfer Processes in Colloidal Semiconductor photocatalysis
7. Solar Photocatalytic Processes: Water Decontamination and Disinfection
8. Current Heterogeneous Catalytic Processes for Environmental Remediation of Air, Water, and Soil
9. Light Activated Processes with Zeolites: Recent Developments
10. Principle of photocatalysis and Design of Active Photocatalysts

Part 3: New Materials, Reactor and Reaction Engineering photocatalysis
11. A review of past studies
12. New Materials and Equipment for photocatalytic degradation processes
13. Photocatalytic treatment of pollutants in aqueous media
14. Cellulose-based material in tailoring bio-hybrid nanostructured photocatalysts
15. New Materials for Water Splitting
16. Photocatalytic Reduction of CO2 in Hydrocarbon: A Greener Approach for Energy Production


Photocatalysis: Fundamental Processes and Applications, Volume 32 in the Interface Science and Technology Series, discusses the fundamental aspects of photocatalysis and its process and applications to the decontamination of wastewater, hydrogen production via water splitting, and photo reduction of carbon dioxide to hydrocarbon. The book discusses the fundamental aspects of all applications together with their proper mechanisms, thus providing essential information for deep research in the area of clean environment and green energy production.

Key Features

  • Provides background on the fundamental and experimental processes of photocatalysis
  • Covers photocatalysis and its impact on creating a clean environment and energy sources
  • Applies photocatalysis to the decontamination of wastewater, hydrogen production via water splitting, and photo reduction of carbon dioxide to hydrocarbon
  • Edited by a world-leading researcher in interface science


Researchers and scientists in photocatalysis; chemical engineers and chemists in industry R&D working on waste water treatment and alternative sources of energy


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About the Editor

Mehrorang Ghaedi

Mehrorang Ghaedi received a B.Sc. degree in applied chemistry from the University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran, a M.Sc. degree in analytical chemistry from Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, and a Ph.D. degree in analytical chemistry from the University of Isfahan, in 1996, 1999, and 2003, respectively. He is currently Professor of analytical chemistry with Yasouj University, Yasouj, Iran. His research activities range from solid phase extraction methods, liquid-liquid extraction, transport of ions thorough liquid membrane, cloud point extraction, sensor fabrication, adsorptive stripping analysis, cyclic voltammetry, spectrophotometry in surfactant media, trace analysis, to water treatment.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemistry, Yasouj University, Yasouj, Iran