Photocatalysis pp 259-274 | Cite as

Photo-Fenton Reaction

  • Jinlong Zhang
  • Baozhu Tian
  • Lingzhi Wang
  • Mingyang Xing
  • Juying Lei
Part of the Lecture Notes in Chemistry book series (LNC, volume 100)


Photoirradiation has been introduced into the homogeneous and heterogeneous Fenton system, improving the reaction activity through accelerating the reduction of Fe3+ to Fe2+. Carriers including clay, porous, and graphene materials are widely used for the loading and fixing of iron-based nanoparticles. Leaching and loss of iron species can be prevented. The combination of iron oxide and semiconductor photocatalyst has been proven efficient for enhancing the reaction efficiency via utilizing the photocatalytically induced electron. Other photo-Fenton agents including zerovalent iron and noble metal are also introduced in this chapter.


Photo-Fenton Fe3+ Fe2+ Homogeneous Heterogeneous 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jinlong Zhang
    • 1
  • Baozhu Tian
    • 1
  • Lingzhi Wang
    • 1
  • Mingyang Xing
    • 1
  • Juying Lei
    • 1
  1. 1.Key Laboratory for Advanced Materials & Institute of Fine ChemicalsEast China University of Science & TechnologyShanghaiChina

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