eBook New and Future Developments in Catalysis: Solar Photocatalysis, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0444538739
  • ISBN-13: 9780444538734
  • DDC: 541.395
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 492 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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New and Future Developments in Catalysis is a package of seven books that compile the latest ideas concerning alternate and renewable energy sources and the role that catalysis plays in converting new renewable feedstock into biofuels and biochemicals. Both homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts and catalytic processes will be discussed in a unified and comprehensive approach. There will be extensive cross-referencing within all volumes. The use of solar energy during various catalytic chemical processes for the production of an array of chemical products is the theme of this volume. Photocatalysis is a topic of increasing importance due to its essential role in many of today’s environmental and energy source problems. The use of solar energy for catalytic reactions results in a carbon dioxide -- neutral process. All photocatalytic processes and the future developments in this area are discussed, including an economic analysis of the various processes.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Heterogeneous Photocatalysis: Basic Approaches and Terminology.
2: Light Activated Processes with Zeolites: Recent Developments.
3: Photocatalysts for Solar Energy Conversion.
4: Solar Energy Conversion using Single-Site Photocatalysts.
5: Principle of Photocatalysis and Design of Active Photocatalysts.
6: Solar Photocatalysis for Environment Remediation.
7: Self-Cleaning Materials Based on Solar Photocatalysis.
8: Photocatalysts for Solar Hydrogen Conversion.
9: Innovative Photocatalysts for Solar Fuel Generation by CO2 Reduction.
10: Solar Photocatalytic Disinfection of Bacteria.
11: Surface-Modified Anisotropic TiO2 Nanocrystals Immobilized in Membranes: A Biologically Inspired Solar Fuel Catalyst.
12: Current Development of Photocatalysts for Solar Energy Conversion.
13: Role of Advanced Analytical Techniques in the Design and Characterization of Improved Catalysts for Water Oxidation.
14: Z-Scheme Type Water Splitting into H2 and O2 Under Visible Light Through Two-Step Photoexcitation Between Two Different Photocatalysts.
15: Solar Photocatalytic Processes: Water Decontamination and Disinfection.
16: The Application of Semiconductor Photocatalysis for the Removal of Cyanotoxins from Water and Design Concepts for Solar Photocatalytic Reactors for Large Scale Water Treatment.
17: Nanocrystal Assembly of Hierarchical Porous Architecture for Photocatalysis.
18: Mesoporous Materials Catalysts for Photodegradation of Water Pollutants: From Chemical Templates to Biotemplates.