Table 1

Eg values and photocatalytic activity under UV-vis and visible light irradiation

Eg

UV-vis light irradiation

Visible light irradiation

Photocatalyst

(eV)

Rate constant - k

TOC removal (%)

TOC

removal (%)


Pristine

3.30

0.0061

59

4.0

T-G-400-10

3.18

0.0021

14

8.7

T-G-400-20

3.22

0.0019

14

4.6

T- G-400-60

2.99

0.0016

11

2.1

T-G-500-10

3.14

0.002

21

9.3

T-G-500-20

3.06

0.0016

15

5.4

T-G-500-60

2.9

0.0011

10

5.2


Wojtoniszak et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:235   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-7-235

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