High Throughput Analysis of Photocatalytic Water Purification

J.I. Sobral Romao, David Baiao Barata, Pamela Habibovic, Guido Mul, Jonas Baltrusaitis

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Abstract

We present a novel high throughput photocatalyst efficiency assessment method based on 96-well microplates and UV-Vis spectroscopy. We demonstrate the reproducibility of the method using methyl orange (MO) decomposition, and compare kinetic data obtained with those provided in the literature for large conventional photoreactors. To demonstrate the example of the method capabilities, we rapidly screened the effects of salts, potentially present in wastewater, on kinetic rates of MO decomposition, and briefly discuss the obtained data comparing it with the existing literature obtained using conventional photoreactors.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7612-7617
JournalAnalytical chemistry
Volume86
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2014

Keywords

  • IR-91319
  • METIS-304134

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    Sobral Romao, J. I., Baiao Barata, D., Habibovic, P., Mul, G., & Baltrusaitis, J. (2014). High Throughput Analysis of Photocatalytic Water Purification. Analytical chemistry, 86(15), 7612-7617. https://doi.org/10.1021/ac501426f