Photoelectrochemistry, Photocatalysis and Photoreactors Fundamentals and Developments

This book collects the lectures delivered by the Authors during the NATO ASI "Fundamentals and Developments of Photocatalytic and Photoelectrochemical Processes", held in Erice (Trapani, Italy) from May 20th to June 2nd 1984. The ASI was devoted to the general field of photochemical conver...

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Other Authors: Schiavello, Mario (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1985, 1985
Edition:1st ed. 1985
Series:Nato Science Series C:, Mathematical and Physical Sciences
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Electronic states in ionic solids
  • Semiconductor electrodes and their interaction with light
  • Kinetic aspects in photoelectrochemical solar cells
  • Choosing a photoelectrode
  • Materials engineering: General considerations
  • Concluding remarks on: Photoelectrochemistry
  • Fundamental aspects of photochemistry and photophysics of transition metal complexes
  • Photostorage of solar energy in colloidal semiconductor systems
  • Redox catalysis in photochemical and photoelectrochemical solar energy conversion systems
  • Effect of organized assemblies on electron transfer reactions and charge separation processes
  • Photoassisted cleavage of hydrogen sulfide with semiconductor particles. The thiosulfate cycle
  • Photocatalytic reactions of organic compounds. Hydrogen generation from organics and degradation of wastes
  • Prospectives of exploitation of photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical processes for solar energy conversion
  • Applications of picosecond absorption and emission spectroscopy. The mapping of primary events in photochemistry and photocatalysis
  • Concluding remarks on: Homogeneous photocatalysis
  • Fundamental aspects of the adsorption and the desorption of gases at solid surfaces under illumination
  • Adsorption of energy in photocatalytic reactors
  • Photocatalytic reactions
  • Heterogeneous photocatalysis
  • Some experimental investigations of photosorption phenomena at the gas-solid interface
  • Photocatalytic reactions: an overview on the water splitting and on the dinitrogen reduction
  • Concluding remarks on: Heterogeneous photocatalysis at the gas/solid interface
  • to the modelling and design of photoreactors
  • Radiative transfer in photochemical processes
  • Studies of photoreactions in homogeneous photoreactors
  • Studies of photoreactions in heterogeneous photoreactors
  • Absorption of light energy in photoreactors
  • Current problems in the modelling of photochemical reactors
  • Guidelines for photoreactor research