Solar Driven Photooxidation Chemistry on TiO2 Surfaces for Environmental Cleanup
Final rept. 5 Feb 1998-4 Feb 2001
PITTSBURGH UNIV PA DEPT OF CHEMISTRY
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Two areas of research are described 1 Studies of the surface and photochemical properties of TiO2 surfaces 2 study of the factors influencing the use of carbon nanotubes for adsorption. This work connects to the use of TiO2 and carbon nanotubes for environmental remediation. TiO2 is shown to be an active material for photochemical oxidation of organophosphorous compounds carbon nanotubes are strong adsorbents for small molecules which can fit into the nanotube interior.
- Inorganic Chemistry
- Physical Chemistry
- Radiation and Nuclear Chemistry