Mesoporous Materials for Degradation of Textile Dyes

  • Diana V. Wellia
  • Yuly Kusumawati
  • Lina J. Diguna
  • Nurul Pratiwi
  • Reza A. Putri
  • Muhamad I. AmalEmail author
Part of the Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World book series (ECSW, volume 35)


The properties needed for photocatalytic applications, such as large specific surface area, controllable pore size and morphology, and high interparticle connectivity, are among that owed by mesoporous materials. These attributes have been attracted researcher to engineer for further enhancement of the surface and to provide diffusion, charge, or light transfer or reactant access into the cavities. The synthesis, structural properties, and catalytic performances of mesoporous materials for degradation of textile dyes will be discussed in this chapter. The development of photocatalytic materials, particularly of porous material including metal-incorporated zeolites, metal–organic frameworks, and porous semiconductor photocatalysts, will be described in the beginning of the chapter and followed by the mechanism of the photocatalytic process. Finally, the issue of future challenge will conclude the discussion.


Mesoporous photocatalyst Metal oxide Mesoporous TiO2 Mesoporous ZnO Mesoporous SnO2 Supported photocatalyst Template photocatalyst 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Diana V. Wellia
    • 1
  • Yuly Kusumawati
    • 2
  • Lina J. Diguna
    • 3
  • Nurul Pratiwi
    • 1
  • Reza A. Putri
    • 1
  • Muhamad I. Amal
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Chemistry DepartmentAndalas UniversityPadangIndonesia
  2. 2.Chemistry DepartmentSepuluh Nopember Institute of TechnologySurabayaIndonesia
  3. 3.Department of Renewable Energy EngineeringPrasetiya Mulya UniversityTangerangIndonesia
  4. 4.Research Center Metallurgy and MaterialsIndonesian Institute of SciencesTangerang SelatanIndonesia

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