Special Issue "Photocatalytic Nanocomposites for Environmental Purification"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2023) | Viewed by 236
Artificial photosynthesis (photocatalytic conversion), a promising technology for environmental purification, is considered an effective way to achieve carbon neutrality. In recent years, a great deal of high-efficient photocatalysts have been reported for environmental purification. Recently, newly developed nanotechnologies have provided an opportunity for nanostructures to significantly improve the absorption of visible light, the separation efficiency of photogenerated electrons and holes, and the adsorption efficiency of reactants. Additionally, a variety of efficient photocatalytic materials have been developed, such as MOF, MXene, perovskite, quantum dot, etc. The introduction of nanostructures can greatly enhance photocatalysts’ performance.
This Special Issue aims to present a comprehensive outline of the progress in the application of nanostructures to improve the performance of photocatalysts. This includes the absorption of visible light, the separation efficiency of photogenerated electron-hole pairs, and the adsorption efficiency of reactants, aiming to improve the selectivity and activity of photocatalysts. We invite authors to contribute original research articles and review articles covering the current progress on nanostructured photocatalysts.
Prof. Dr. Yuechang Wei
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