International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Environmental Science Studies | India | Volume 4 Issue 12, December 2015 | Rating: 6.1 / 10


Effective Visible Light Photo Degradation of Nitrobenzene using BiVO4 Prepared by Room Temperature Solid-State Metathesis

A. M. Umabala


Abstract: Photochemical degradation of nitrobenzene is studied using monoclinic BiVO4 under visible light irradiation. m-BiVO4 is prepared by room temperature solid-state metathesis reaction between BiOCl and NaVO3 and characterized in terms of XRD, and SEM. Photocatalytic studies indicated that complete degradation of nitrobenzene occurred for 120min of irradiation.


Keywords: Photocatalysis, Nitrobenzene, Bismuth Vanadate, Solid-State metathesis


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 12, December 2015,


Pages: 1521 - 1524


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