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Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Photocatalysis

  • Ezio Pelizzetti
  • Nick Serpone

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 174)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Vincenzo Balzani, Alberto Juris, Franco Scandola
    Pages 1-27
  3. A. Harriman, P. Neta, M. C. Richoux
    Pages 123-145
  4. Lester Y. C. Lee, Kirk S. Schanze, Charles Giannotti, David G. Whitten
    Pages 147-159
  5. Fikret Baykut, Gülςin Benlioğlu, Gökhan Baykut
    Pages 161-173
  6. James R. Bolton, John A. Schmidt, Aleksander Siemiarczuk, Mary D. Archer, Jacquin H. Wilford
    Pages 175-188
  7. Virginia H. Houlding, Arthur J. Frank
    Pages 199-211
  8. O. I. Mićić, M. T. Nenadović, T. Rajh, N. M. Dimitrijević, A. J. Nozik
    Pages 213-226
  9. D. Meissner, Ch. Sinn, R. Memming, P. H. L. Notten, J. J. Kelly
    Pages 317-333
  10. J. Manassen, D. Cahen, G. Hodes, R. Tenne, S. Licht
    Pages 335-341
  11. Nathan S. Lewis, Mary L. Rosenbluth, Louis G. Casagrande, Bruce J. Tufts
    Pages 343-362
  12. E. Papaconstantinou, P. Argitis, D. Dimoticali, A. Hiskia, A. Ioannidis
    Pages 415-431
  13. I. Ait Ichou, D. Bianchi, M. Formenti, S. J. Teichner
    Pages 433-443
  14. H. Van Damme, F. Bergaya, D. Challal
    Pages 479-508
  15. G. N. Schrauzer, T. D. Guth, J. Salehi, N. Strampach, Liu Nan Hui, M. R. Palmer
    Pages 509-520
  16. R. I. Bickley, R. K. M. Jayanty, V. Vishwanathan, J. A. Navio
    Pages 555-565
  17. Michio Matsumura, Yukinari Saho, Hiroshi Tsubomura
    Pages 581-591
  18. D. Cesareo, A. di Domenico, S. Marchini, L. Passerini, M. L. Tosato
    Pages 593-627
  19. Barry G. Oliver, John H. Carey
    Pages 629-650
  20. Enrico Borgarello, Nick Serpone, Massimo Barbeni, Claudio Minero, Ezio Pelizzetti, Edmondo Pramauro
    Pages 673-689
  21. G. McLendon, R. Memming
    Pages 703-706
  22. Back Matter
    Pages 707-721

About this book

Introduction

Ever since the oil crisis of 1973, researchers in various fields of chemistry have proposed various schemes to conserve energy, as well to convert the sun's abundant and limitless supply of energy to produce chemical fuels (e. g. , hydrogen from water, . •. ). The enthusiasm had no previous parallel in the mid-1970's. Unfortunately, despite the several good proposals, the results have proven - in retrospect - somewhat disappointing from an economic viable point of view. The reasons for the meagre results are manyfold not the least of which are the experimental difficulties encountered in storage systems. Moreover, the lack of a concerted, well orchestrated interdisciplinary approach has been significant. By contrast, the chemical advances made in the understanding of the processes involved in such schemes have been phenomenal. A recent book on this issue ( M. Gratzel, Energy Resources through Photochemistry and Catalysis, 1983) is witness to the various efforts and approaches taken by researchers. In the recent years, many more groups have joined in these efforts, and the number of papers in the lit~rature is staggering ! One of the motives for organizing this NATO Advanced Research Workshop stemmed from our view that it was time to take stock of the accomplishments and rather than propose new schemes, it was time to consider seriously avenues that are most promising.

Keywords

Adsorption Oxidation chemistry electrochemistry plants spectroscopy

Editors and affiliations

  • Ezio Pelizzetti
    • 1
  • Nick Serpone
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Analytical ChemistryUniversity of TurinTurinItaly
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryConcordia UniversityMontrealCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-4642-2
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1986
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-277-2221-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-4642-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1389-2185
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