Topics in Catalysis

, Volume 35, Issue 3–4, pp 269–278 | Cite as

Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Pollutants Under Visible Light Irradiation

  • Jincai ZhaoEmail author
  • Chuncheng Chen
  • Wanhong Ma

Several TiO2-based photocatalytic systems that have considerable visible light response have been developed, such as the photodegradation of organic pollutants on sensitized TiO2 by visible light, construction of visible-light-active novel TiO2 photocatalysts by matrix or surface modification. In this paper, we review briefly our recent progress in the TiO2 photocatalytic degradation of organic pollutants by visible light, some related work by other groups is also involved.


visible light photocatalysis photodegradation TiO2 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Photochemistry, Center for Molecular Science, Institute of ChemistryChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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