Nanocomposite-Based Materials as Catalysts in the Treatment of Wastewater

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

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 January 2024) | Viewed by 259

Special Issue Editor

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Water contamination from various industries is becoming an environmental concern. Among various wastewater pollutants, the main substances that cause hazardous situations are organic compounds and heavy metals. Therefore, the way to achieve a successful catalysis process is by utilizing a reasonable catalytic material that prompts the mineralization of organic compounds. Through catalysis, the toxicity of heavy metals can be significantly reduced.

Utilizing computational science and applying advanced characterization techniques to uncovering active species absorption, excitation, and dissipation processes as well as the catalytic–chemical reactions are also highly debated issues in this field. An crucial challenge for catalyst materials is the increase in their selectivity, power, and electron-hole lifetime and also to accomplish a more ideal utilization of the solar spectrum.

The focal point of this Special Issue will be the physicochemical standards of making new materials with deliberate properties for their particular applications.

Dr. Chunli Zheng
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • catalysts
  • organic compounds
  • heavy metals
  • nanostructure
  • computational studies
  • decontamination

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