Handbook of Smart Photocatalytic Materials: Environment, Energy, Emerging Applications and Sustainability provides an intriguing and useful guide to catalysis and materials. The handbook covers applications of smart photocatalytic materials for energy environmental protection and emerging fields. Also covered is the safety risk of Smart Photocatalytic Materials, commercialization, their fate and transportation in the environment, and sustainability. This volume provides a valuable roadmap, outlining common principles behind their use. Every chapter of this volume presents state-of-the-art knowledge on sustainable practices of smart photocatalytic materials (SPMs), including concepts of theory and practice.
This handbook is a valued reference for both the academic and industrial researchers looking for recent developments in the field.
- Covers all aspects of recent developments in Environmental, Energy and Emerging applications of Smart Photocatalytic Materials
- Focuses on advanced applications and future research advancements of Smart Photocatalytic Materials
- Emphasizes the sustainability aspect of Smart Photocatalytic Materials
- Presents a valuable reference for researchers and students that stimulates interest in designing smart materials
Section I: Photocatalytic materials for Energy 1. Photocatalytic materials for hydrogen generation 2. Photocatalytic materials and nanomaterials for thin-film solar cells 3. Graphene-based Photocatalytic materials for solar cells
Section II: Photocatalytic materials for environmental protection 4. Photocatalysts for organic contaminants degradation 5. Photocatalytic self-decontaminating for chemical and biological agents 6. Solar photocatalysis for environmental remediation 7. Solid-phase Photocatalytic materials for Degradation of Plastic Films 8. Photocatalytic materials for Air Pollution
Section III: Emerging Applications of Photocatalytic materials 9. Photocatalytic materials for Optoelectronic device 10. Molecular approaches for photoelectrocatalytic Activities 11. Photocatalysts for Distribution of Electron Traps 12. New visions into solar and visible light active photocatalysis
Section IV: Safety Risk and Economics of Photocatalytic materials 13. Commercialization of Photocatalytic materials 14. Toxicity of Photocatalytic materials
Section V: Sustainability and photocatalytic materials (Fate and transport of these materials in the environment) 15. Modern Sustainable materials 16. Fate and transport of photocatalytic materials in the environment
Section VI: Conclusion and future outlook 17. Green Chemistry 18. Future of photocatalytic materials
Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain is an adjunct professor, academic advisor, and lab director at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States. His research focuses on the development of environmental analytical techniques, synthesis of nanomaterials, functionalization, and their applications in air sampling devices. Dr. Hussain is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as a prolific author and editor of several scientific monographs and handbooks published with Elsevier, Royal Society of Chemistry, Wiley, and Springer.
Mishra, Ajay Kumar
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