Carbon Doping of TiO2 for Visible Light Photo Catalysis - A review

• Journal title : Carbon letters
• Volume 8, Issue 3,  2007, pp.214-224
• Publisher : Korean Carbon Society
• DOI : 10.5714/CL.2007.8.3.214
Title & Authors
Carbon Doping of TiO2 for Visible Light Photo Catalysis - A review
Palanivelu, K.; Im, Ji-Sun; Lee, Young-Seak;

Abstract
The field of photocatalysis is one of the fastest growing areas both in research and commercial fields. Titanium dioxide is the most investigated semi-conductor material for the photocatalysis applications. Research to achieve $\small{TiO_2}$ visible light activation has drawn enormous attentions because of its potential to use solar light. This paper reviews the attempts made to extend its visible photocatalytic activity by carbon doping. Various approaches adopted to incorporate carbon to $\small{TiO_2}$ are summarized highlighting the major developments in this active research field. Theoretical features on carbon doping are also presented. Future scenario in the rapidly developing and exciting area is outlined for practical applications with solar light.
Keywords
Titania;Carbon doping;Solar light;Semi-conductor photocatalysis;Environmental applications;
Language
English
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