Photocatalytic action of ZnO thin films prepared by the sol–gel method
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Nanostructured ZnO thin films were deposited on glass by the dip-coating sol–gel method. The films exhibited pronounced activity to destroy malachite green in water both under UV-light illumination and in the dark.
KeywordsZnO thin films Sol–gel Photocatalysis Malachite green
The financial support by the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science (Project TK-X-1702/07) is greatly acknowledged. GGY and CDD are indebted also to COST D43 Action of EC.
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