Photocatalytic microreactors based on TiO2-modified polyelectrolyte multilayer capsules

Dmitry G. Shchukin, Elena Ustinovich, Dmitry V. Sviridov, Yuri M. Lvov, Gleb B. Sukhorukov

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Abstract

Spatially confined photocatalytic microreactors for microheterogeneous photoreduction of metal ions from aqueous solutions have been developed. The microreactors consist of hollow micron-sized polyelectrolyte capsules with photoactive TiO2 nanoparticles incorporated in the walls. Additional improvements in metal photoreduction efficiency were achieved by filling the microcapsule cavity with a more effective electron donor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)975-977
Number of pages3
JournalPhotochemical and Photobiological Sciences
Volume2
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2003
Externally publishedYes

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