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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 6 — Mar. 25, 2013
  • pp: 7240–7249

ZnO nanorod optical disk photocatalytic reactor for photodegradation of methyl orange

Yu Lim Chen, Li-Chung Kuo, Min Lun Tseng, Hao Ming Chen, Chih-Kai Chen, Hung Ji Huang, Ru-Shi Liu, and Din Ping Tsai  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 6, pp. 7240-7249 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.007240


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Abstract

A low-cost and efficient photocatalytic reactor for environmental treatment and green technology was presented. ZnO nanorods firmly growing on polycarbonate optical disk substrate are generally perpendicular to the substrate as the immobilized photocatalyst of the spinning disk reactor. The photocatalytic efficiency and durability of the ZnO nanorods are effectively demonstrated.

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OCIS Codes
(160.6000) Materials : Semiconductor materials
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(240.6670) Optics at surfaces : Surface photochemistry
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: February 7, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 6, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 6, 2013
Published: March 15, 2013

Citation
Yu Lim Chen, Li-Chung Kuo, Min Lun Tseng, Hao Ming Chen, Chih-Kai Chen, Hung Ji Huang, Ru-Shi Liu, and Din Ping Tsai, "ZnO nanorod optical disk photocatalytic reactor for photodegradation of methyl orange," Opt. Express 21, 7240-7249 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-6-7240


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