Defects in Photocatalysis and Advanced Oxidation

A special issue of Catalysts (ISSN 2073-4344). This special issue belongs to the section "Photocatalysis".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 November 2024 | Viewed by 54

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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanchang Hangkong University, Nanchang 330063, China
Interests: photocatalysis; photoelectrocatalysis; heterogeneous catalysis; semiconductor photocatalytic materials
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Dear Colleagues,

Photocatalysis and advanced oxidation are considered important technologies for solving global energy and environmental problems, but the easy recombination of photogenerated carriers and low thermodynamic and kinetic factors limit the development and application of advanced oxidation technologies such as photocatalysis. An appropriate amount of surface defects can lead to significant electron delocalization, which can enhance the transport of charge carriers along the defect conductive channel to participate in water splitting and free radical generation reactions, as well as improve the adsorption and activation of water and organic molecules on the catalyst surface. Therefore, defects have great potential in photocatalysis and advanced oxidation.

Prof. Dr. Xibao Li
Guest Editor

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  • photocatalysis
  • defect engineering
  • advanced oxidation
  • surface defects
  • delocalization
  • water splitting
  • catalyst surface

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