Keywords: Silicon carbidePreceramic polymersCeramicsPhotocatalysisFibers

SiC-based mesoporous solids with fibrous nanostructure were prepared by impregnation of a polycarbosilane precursor on annealed polyacrylonitrile (PAN) fibers and subsequent pyrolysis. The obtained material exhibits a mesoporous struct...

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Potential Role of Exciton in Photocatalysis
  • Photocatalysis: Research and Potential 2023, 1(1), 10005;
  • Andrey A Lisachenko   Boris V Novikov   Check
     31 Aug 2023
    Keywords: PhotocatalysisZnOExcitonPhotoactivated oxygen isotope exchange (POIE)Redox reactions

    This article commemorates the outstanding Russian scientists E.F. Gross and A.N. Terenin. It revisits their successors’ efforts to develop Terenin’s idea of using excitons, discovered by Gross, for photocatalytic redox reactions on wid...

    Keywords: FungicidesPhotocatalysisMyclobutanilPenconazolTiO2/β-SiC

    Fungicide application in viticulture is a major source of surface and groundwater contamination. It is therefore essential to find solutions to stop this environmental pollution. Heterogeneous photocatalysis is an advanced oxidation me...

    Keywords: PhotocatalysisH2evolutionCO2hydrogenationS-scheme

    SnS2/MoS2 heterojunction nanocomposite was prepared by a one-step hydrothermal synthesis method. The nanocomposite exhibited much improved photocatalytic hydrogen evolution performance in CO2 saturate...

    Keywords: Lignin model cleavagePhotocatalysis; LSPR effectMild conditions

    Photocatalytic-induced cleaving of the ether C–O bond in model lignin compounds was studied with a closely-coupled compo-site material consisting of Ni(OH)2 and gold nanoparticles (NPs) on a zirconia support (Au/ZrO2