The Heterogeneous Photocatalytic Oxidation of Hydrocarbons on Platinized TiO2 Powders.
Technical rept. 1 Sep 79-31 Aug 80,
TEXAS UNIV AT AUSTIN DEPT OF CHEMISTRY
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The photodecomposition in oxygen-containing solutions at platinized TiO2 yields predominantly CO2 as the reaction product, with intermediate production of hydroxylated compounds. A mechanism for the reaction based on photogeneration of hydroxyl radicals at the TiO2 surface is proposed. Author
- Organic Chemistry
- Radiation and Nuclear Chemistry