Performance of Bi20TiO32 for Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Pollutants in Water
The factors that influence the performance of Bi20TiO32 were discussed, and the removal of TOC in the analogue waste water was also examined. The shorter the light wavelength or the more the intensity, the more efficient the photocatalytic process. Different substance has different optimum pH for being photodegraded by photocatalyst Bi20TiO32, which may be related with its surface charge. Aeration have little benefit for decomposing the organics. Some organics like methyl orange and phenol can be photodegraded by Bi20TiO32 completely. Bi20TiO32 has visible-light activity for the degradation of organics.
Zhong Cao, Lixian Sun, Xueqiang Cao, Yinghe He
X. H. Sun et al., "Performance of Bi20TiO32 for Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Pollutants in Water", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 233-235, pp. 724-727, 2011