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Visible light induced enhanced photocatalytic degradation of industrial effluents (rhodamine B) using BiVO4 nanoparticles

Nguyen, Duy Trinh and Hoang, Ho Huy and Xuan Linh, Nong and Nguyen, Huu Vinh and Thi Vu, Hien and Thanh Nguyen, Hai and Do, Sy Trung and Vo, Dai-Viet N. (2019) Visible light induced enhanced photocatalytic degradation of industrial effluents (rhodamine B) using BiVO4 nanoparticles. In: 2018 International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Civil Engineering, ICMEMSCE 2018, 21 - 22 December 2018 , Xiamen, China. , 542 (012060). ISSN 1757-8981 (Print), 1757-899X (Online)

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Abstract

This study investigates the photodegradation of the organic dye Rhodamine B (RhB) under visible light irradiation by BiVO4 photocatalysts synthesized hydrothermal method. A RhB solution (100 mL, 15 ppm) was degraded in 20 min using the BiVO4 photocatalysts with visible light irradiation. The effect of temperatures calcination on visible-light photocatalytic activity and light absorption performance of BiVO4 was discussed in details. The results showed that BiVO4 sample calcined at 450 °C exhibited the highest photocatalytic performance on the degradation of a Rhodamine B solution. The RhB degradation by the BiVO4 catalyst is 62.38% after 200 min of simulated solar irradiation.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Absorption performance; Effect of temperature; Hydrothermal methods; Photocatalytic degradation; Visible-light irradiation
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering
Depositing User: Mrs Norsaini Abdul Samat
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2019 04:17
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2019 04:17
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/26138
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