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 JTST  Vol.1 No.3 , November 2015
Photocatalytic Degradation of Azure A Using N-Doped Zinc Oxide
Abstract: Photocatalysis has been predicted as a promising technology for waste water treatment. N-doped zinc oxide has been used as an effective catalyst for carrying out number of chemical reactions, but limited work has been reported on use of N-doped ZnO as photocatalyst. In the present work, the photocatalytic degradation of Azure A was carried out in the presence of N-doped zinc oxide and the progress of the reaction was observed spectrophotometrically. The morphologies and structures of the as-synthesized nanomaterials were investigated by using FT-IR and DRS techniques. On the basis of observations, a tentative mechanism has been proposed for the photocatalytic degradation of dye.
Cite this paper: Rathore, P. , Ameta, R. and Sharma, S. (2015) Photocatalytic Degradation of Azure A Using N-Doped Zinc Oxide. Journal of Textile Science and Technology, 1, 118-126. doi: 10.4236/jtst.2015.13013.
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