J. J. Vora, S. K. Chauhan, K. C. Parmar, S. B. Vasava, S. Sharma, L. S. Bhutadiya, "Kinetic Study of Application of ZnO as a Photocatalyst in Heterogeneous Medium", Journal of Chemistry, vol. 6, Article ID 139753, 6 pages, 2009. https://doi.org/10.1155/2009/139753
Kinetic Study of Application of ZnO as a Photocatalyst in Heterogeneous Medium
The photocatalytic degradation of 2,4-dinitrophenol over ZnO was carried out in the presence of light. Control experiments were carried out. The photocatalytic degradation of 2,4-dinitrophenol was observed spectro-photmerically. The various parameters like concentrations of substrate, pH, amounts and band gaps of semiconductor, impact of light intensity, sensitizers and radical quenchers affected the kinetics of the degradation process. A probable mechanism for this process has been proposed.
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