P-M-BRC-120 Photocatalytic Degradation of Trimethoprim by Metallic Nanoparticles Supported on TiO2 P25

Monday, June 3, 2013
Ballroom C (Galt House Hotel)
Blanca Prado, Socorro Oros-Ruiz and Rodolfo Zanella, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico.
The photodegradation of trimethoprim by using TiO2-P25 modified with Au, Ag, Cu and Ni nanoparticles was studied. The mineralization of this molecule increases until 2 times compared to bare TiO2. The activity decreased in the following order Au/TiO2»Ag/TiO2>Cu/TiO2>Ni/TiO2>TiO2 P25.

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