Applications Perspectives of Nanodispersed Chalcogenides of Transition Metals in Photocatalysis

  • Iryna Ivanenko
  • Tetiana Dontsova
  • Yurii Fedenko
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 214)


An overview of prospective applications of nanodispersed chalcogenides of transition metals such as MoS2 and MoSe2 in photocatalysis is presented. The mechanisms of photocatalytic reactions are analyzed. Classification of photocatalysts is reviewed. Branches of photocatalysts applications are discussed. The structure of chalcogenides of transition metals such as MoS2 and MoSe2 is considered. Photocatalytic, sorption, and electric properties of molybdenum (IV) chalcogenides are analyzed.



The authors thank the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” for the opportunity to carry out this research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iryna Ivanenko
    • 1
  • Tetiana Dontsova
    • 1
  • Yurii Fedenko
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Inorganic Substances Technology, Water Treatment and General Chemical EngineeringNational Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”KyivUkraine

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