Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Remarkable photocatalytic degradation of Remazol Brilliant Blue R dye using bio-photocatalyst 'nano-hydroxyapatite'|
Narwade, Vijaykiran N.
Halge, Devidas I.
Jejurikar, Suhas M.
Dadge, Jagdish W.
Mahabole, Megha P.
Bogle, Kashinath A.
Dept. of Physics
Remazol Brilliant Blue R Dye
|Citation:||Materials Research Express, 7(2).|
|Abstract:||Nanostructured bio-photocatalyst hydroxyapatite (HAp) was synthesized by a simple and productive wet chemical precipitation method to explore the photocatalytic performance of the material for degradation of Remazol Brilliant Blue R (RBBR) dye. Wet chemically synthesized nano-HAp was characterized through x-ray diffraction, Transmission electron microscope, scanning electron microscope, N2-adsorption–desorption, thermo gravimetric analyzer, Fourier transform infrared and UV–vis absorption techniques. Photocatalytic degradation of RBBR under ultraviolet irradiation was examined and ~80% degradation was achieved in 120 min by using nano-HAp. The photocatalytic degradation followed Parabolic Diffusion kinetics. Fast degradation kinetics and removal of RBBR dye was achieved by nano-HAp due to modification of surface entities leading to suppression of photo-generated electron-hole recombination. This makes nano-HAp a remarkable bio-photocatalyst material for removing dyes from water.|
|Appears in Collections:||JOURNAL ARTICLES|
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.