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The Chemistry of CO2 and TiO2

From Breathing Minerals to Life on Mars

  • Svatopluk Civiš
  • Martin Ferus
  • Antonín Knížek
Book

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science book series (BRIEFSMOLECULAR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Svatopluk Civiš, Martin Ferus, Antonín Knížek
    Pages 1-7
  3. Svatopluk Civiš, Martin Ferus, Antonín Knížek
    Pages 9-39
  4. Svatopluk Civiš, Martin Ferus, Antonín Knížek
    Pages 41-68
  5. Svatopluk Civiš, Martin Ferus, Antonín Knížek
    Pages 69-76
  6. Svatopluk Civiš, Martin Ferus, Antonín Knížek
    Pages 77-84
  7. Svatopluk Civiš, Martin Ferus, Antonín Knížek
    Pages 85-87
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 89-100

About this book

Introduction

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the chemistry of CO2 in relation to surface interactions and photocatalytic transformation by UV radiation. The first part deals with the modelling of an anatase surface, its interaction with CO2, and the spontaneous exchange of oxygen atoms between the gas and solid phases. The book then naturally transitions to the photocatalytic reduction of CO2, achieved by adding UV radiation and traces of water to the experimental system, to produce methane and CO. This photocatalytic reduction is explained in detail and the implications for planetary chemistry (specifically concerning Mars), as well as Earth’s atmospheric chemistry and global warming, are discussed.

Keywords

CO2 transformation to value-added chemicals photocatalytic transformation by UV radiation Oxygen Exchange between CO2 and TiO2(101) Anatase The origin of methane and biomolecules from a CO2 cycle evolution of Mars atmosphere Earth's atmospheric chemistry FT infrared spectroscopy origins of life reseach role of CO2 in climate changes surface defect CO2 and global warming

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SpectroscopyJ. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, Czech Academy of Sciences, v.v.i.PragueCzech Republic
  2. 2.Department of SpectroscopyJ. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, Czech Academy of Sciences, v.v.i.PragueCzech Republic
  3. 3.Department of SpectroscopyJ. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, Czech Academy of Sciences, v.v.i.PragueCzech Republic

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-24032-5
  • Copyright Information The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-24031-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-24032-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-5407
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5415
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