Photoelectrochemical Oxidation of Organic Substances and Electricity Generation in the Presence of Nanocrystalline Titania Photocatalyst

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A chemically biased, two compartment cell has been used to photoelectrochemically degrade several substances and produce electricity. The photoanode of the cell was made of nanocrystalline Titania deposited on a conductive transparent fluorine-doped tin oxide electrode. The dark cathode was made of an identical electrode as the photoanode with Pt nanoparticles deposited on the nanocrystalline Titania film. The photoanode was activated by UVA radiation emitted by Black-light tubes or directly by natural (Solar) light. Photo-oxidation of several substances produced electricity. Efficiency calculations have been made in all studied cases.

Keywords: ELECTRICITY PRODUCTION; PHOTODEGRADATION; TITANIA NANOCRYSTALS

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2010.2603

Publication date: September 1, 2010

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  • Journal for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (JNN) is an international and multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal with a wide-ranging coverage, consolidating research activities in all areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology into a single and unique reference source. JNN is the first cross-disciplinary journal to publish original full research articles, rapid communications of important new scientific and technological findings, timely state-of-the-art reviews with author's photo and short biography, and current research news encompassing the fundamental and applied research in all disciplines of science, engineering and medicine.
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