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Photocatalytic oxidation of methyl ethyl ketones over sol–gel mesoporous and meso-structured TiO2 films obtained by EISA method

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Photocatalytic oxidation of methyl ethyl ketones over sol–gel mesoporous and meso-structured TiO2 films obtained by EISA method
Abstract

This work reports the influence of the meso-structure of TiO2 films in the photocatalytic oxidation of methyl ethyl ketone. Five types of TiO2 films were prepared combining the sol–gel route with the Evaporation Induced Self-Assembly (EISA) method. Sols were prepared from titanium tetrachloride (TiCl4) using different types of pore generating agents. Films characterisation was performed by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR), Grazing X-ray diffraction (GXRD), X-ray diffraction of small angle and Transmission Electron Microscopy (FE-SEM). Environmental Ellipsometric Porosimetry (EEP) studies were performed to obtain the adsorption/desorption isotherms and calculate porous size distribution, pore volume and specific surface area (Ss) of the films. Kinetic of MEK photocatalytic oxidation data were modelled by Langmuir–Hinshelwood equation and the adsorption and kinetics constants (k and K) were calculated. Better results of MEK degradation were obtained for the Brij58 films deposited at relative humidity (RH) of 20% and 50%. The results are correlated with the porosity properties of the films.

Graphical abstractThe photocatalytic behaviour of mesoporous and meso-structured TiO2 films was studied by heterogeneous oxidation of Methyl Ethyl Ketones (MEK). Textural properties of the catalysts (pore volume, pore size distribution and specific and exposed surface areas) are key features to explain the photocatalytic efficiency.Figure optionsDownload full-size imageDownload as PowerPoint slideHighlights• Mesoporous and meso-structured TiO2 films were obtained by sol–gel/EISA method. • F127/RH 20–70 and Brij58/RH 50 were the only meso-structured resulting coatings. • MEK degradation rates depend on C0 concentration and textural properties of the films. • The highest photocatalytic activities were obtained for films Brij58 at RH 20/50.

Keywords
TiO2 anatase films; Sol–gel; Evaporation induced self assembly method (EISA); Mesoporous order of the films; MEK degradation
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Database: Elsevier - ScienceDirect
Journal: Applied Catalysis B: Environmental - Volume 107, Issues 1–2, 31 August 2011, Pages 52–58
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Physical Sciences and Engineering Chemical Engineering Catalysis
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