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2018 | 17 | 102-110
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UV–Light assisted photocatalytic activity of Activated charcoal-TiO2 nanomaterial

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An activated charcoal-TiO2 Catalyst was synthesized via the precipitation method and sonication technique, and three dyes: Reactive Black 5 (RB 5), Rhodamine B (Rh B) and Napthol Blue Black (NBB) were used to assess the quality of the product under UV-Light. The nanomaterial was also characterized by High-resolution scanning electron microscopy (HR-SEM), elementary dispersive X-ray (EDX), photoluminescence spectroscopy (PL) and UV-Vis DRS. The photodegradation of the three dyes when exposed to this nanomaterial indicate the superior photocatalytic activity of RB 5 as compared to the other dyes. A mechanism is proposed for the higher activity of AC-TiO2 than that of TiO2 nanocomposite material. Overall, this nanocomposite material was found to be highly stable and reusable. The nanomaterial is also economically of very low cost.
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  • PG and Research Department of Chemistry, Sri Vinayaga College of Arts Science, Ulundurpet - 637 002, Villupuram, India
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  • PG and Research Department of Economics, Sri Vinayaga College of Arts Science, Ulundurpet - 637 002, Villupuram, India
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