Photocatalytic Degradation of Geosmin by Titanium Dioxide Powder Synthesized by the Hydrothermal Route

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Titanium dioxide powder was synthesized by the hydrothermal route with the starting precursors as titanium isopropoxide, ammonium hydroxide and nitric acid. The final of pH value of mixed solution was 1 and treated in the hydrothermal PTFE vessel at 80-100 °C for 3h. The phase of titanium dioxide was characterized by X-ray diffractometer (XRD). The morphology of titanium dioxide was investigated by scanning electron microscope (SEM). The chemical composition of titanium dioxide was examined by energy dispersive X-ray spectrophotometer (EDXS). The photocatalytic degradation of geosmin by titanium dioxide was determined by gas chromatograph coupled with flame ionization detector (GC-FID).

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 93-94)

Edited by:

S. Suttiruengwong and W. Sricharussin

Pages:

161-164

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.93-94.161

Citation:

P. Pookmanee et al., "Photocatalytic Degradation of Geosmin by Titanium Dioxide Powder Synthesized by the Hydrothermal Route", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 93-94, pp. 161-164, 2010

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January 2010

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