International Journal of Photoenergy

International Journal of Photoenergy / 2003 / Article

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Volume 5 |Article ID 484067 |

M. Bouchy, O. Zahraa, "Photocatalytic reactors", International Journal of Photoenergy, vol. 5, Article ID 484067, 7 pages, 2003.

Photocatalytic reactors


Fundamental concepts for the design of photocatalytic reactors are recalled: specific rate, modeling of the distribution of the irradiation, description and modeling of transport phenomena on the macroscopic and macroscopic scales. These are required for establishing the reactor mass balance. A brief survey of various reactors is given for solar or artificial light, gas- or liquid-phase, slurry or fixed-bed.

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