Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2015, Article ID 232741, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/232741
Research Article

New TiO2/DSAT Immobilization System for Photodegradation of Anionic and Cationic Dyes

1Photocatalysis Laboratory, Coal and Biomass Energy Research, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia
2Faculty of Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
3Advanced Materials Research Centre (AMREC), SIRIM Berhad, Lot 34, Jalan Hi-Tech Park, 09000 Kulim, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia

Received 10 August 2015; Revised 14 October 2015; Accepted 20 October 2015

Academic Editor: Wanjun Wang

Copyright © 2015 Wan Izhan Nawawi Wan Ismail et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. S. Razak, M. A. Nawi, and K. Haitham, “Fabrication, characterization and application of a reusable immobilized TiO2-PANI photocatalyst plate for the removal of reactive red 4 dye,” Applied Surface Science, vol. 319, pp. 90–98, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  2. H. Dzinun, M. H. D. Othman, A. F. Ismail, M. H. Puteh, M. A. Rahman, and J. Jaafar, “Photocatalytic degradation of nonylphenol by immobilized TiO2 in dual layer hollow fibre membranes,” Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 269, pp. 255–261, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. C. M. Malengreaux, G. M.-L. Léonard, S. L. Pirard et al., “How to modify the photocatalytic activity of TiO2 thin films through their roughness by using additives. A relation between kinetics, morphology and synthesis,” Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 243, pp. 537–548, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. A. Bazmara and S. Mohammadnejad, “Effect of additives and precursor chemical structure on crystalline shape and optical properties of TiO2,” Optik, vol. 125, no. 19, pp. 5733–5737, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. G. Syrrokostas, G. Leftheriotis, and P. Yianoulis, “Effect of acidic additives on the structure and performance of TiO2 films prepared by a commercial nanopowder for dye-sensitized solar cells,” Renewable Energy, vol. 72, pp. 164–173, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. A. M. Ruiz, A. Cornet, K. Shimanoe, J. R. Morante, and N. Yamazoe, “Effects of various metal additives on the gas sensing performances of TiO2 nanocrystals obtained from hydrothermal treatments,” Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, vol. 108, no. 1-2, pp. 34–40, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. S. H. Kim, S.-Y. Kwak, and T. Suzuki, “Photocatalytic degradation of flexible PVC/TiO2 nanohybrid as an eco-friendly alternative to the current waste landfill and dioxin-emitting incineration of post-use PVC,” Polymer, vol. 47, no. 9, pp. 3005–3016, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. W. Wang, M. Gu, and Y. Jin, “Effect of PVP on the photocatalytic behavior of TiO2 under sunlight,” Materials Letters, vol. 57, no. 21, pp. 3276–3281, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. H. Yang, J. Zhang, Y. Song, S. Xu, L. Jiang, and Y. Dan, “Visible light photo-catalytic activity of C-PVA/TiO2 composites for degrading rhodamine B,” Applied Surface Science, vol. 324, pp. 645–651, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. Y. Zhang, C. Han, G. Zhang, D. D. Dionysiou, and M. N. Nadagouda, “PEG-assisted synthesis of crystal TiO2 nanowires with high specific surface area for enhanced photocatalytic degradation of atrazine,” Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 268, pp. 170–179, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  11. E. M. El-Maghraby, Y. Nakamura, and S. Rengakuji, “Composite TiO2–SnO2 nanostructured films prepared by spin-coating with high photocatalytic performance,” Catalysis Communications, vol. 9, no. 14, pp. 2357–2360, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. L. Andronic, A. Enesca, C. Vladuta, and A. Duta, “Photocatalytic activity of cadmium doped TiO2 films for photocatalytic degradation of dyes,” Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 152, no. 1, pp. 64–71, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. C.-S. Chou, F.-C. Chou, and J.-Y. Kang, “Preparation of ZnO-coated TiO2 electrodes using dip coating and their applications in dye-sensitized solar cells,” Powder Technology, vol. 215-216, pp. 38–45, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. S. Kannappan, K. Palanisamy, J. Tatsugi, P.-K. Shin, and S. Ochiai, “Fabrication and characterizations of PCDTBT: PC71BM bulk heterojunction solar cell using air brush coating method,” Journal of Materials Science, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. 2308–2317, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. E. Çelik, “Preparation and characterization of Al2O3-TiO2 powders by chemical synthesis for plasma spray coatings,” Journal of Materials Processing Technology, vol. 128, no. 1–3, pp. 205–209, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. A. Zeichner, S. Abramovich-Bar, T. Tamiri, and J. Almog, “A feasibility study on the use of double-sided adhesive coated stubs for sampling of explosive traces from hands,” Forensic Science International, vol. 184, no. 1–3, pp. 42–46, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. H. D. Mansilla, C. Bravo, R. Ferreyra et al., “Photocatalytic EDTA degradation on suspended and immobilized TiO2,” Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, vol. 181, no. 2-3, pp. 188–194, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. F. V. Silva, M. A. Lansarin, and C. C. Moro, “A Comparison of slurry and inmobilized TiO2 in the photocatalytic degradation of phenol,” Latin American Applied Research, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 275–280, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  19. M. A. Nawi, Y. S. Ngoh, and S. M. Zain, “Photoetching of immobilized TiO2-ENR50-PVC composite for improved photocatalytic activity,” International Journal of Photoenergy, vol. 2012, Article ID 859294, 12 pages, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. J. Li, C. Mi, J. Li, Y. Xu, Z. Jia, and M. Li, “The removal of MO molecules from aqueous solution by the combination of ultrasound/adsorption/photocatalysis,” Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 949–954, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. M. A. Nawi and S. M. Zain, “Enhancing the surface properties of the immobilized Degussa P-25 Ti-O2 for the efficient photocatalytic removal of methylene blue from aqueous solution,” Applied Surface Science, vol. 258, no. 16, pp. 6148–6157, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus