Mills, Andrew and Lee, Soo-Keun (2002) A web-based overview of semiconductor photochemistry-based current commercial applications. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 152 (1-3). pp. 233-247. ISSN 1010-6030Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
The major current commercial applications of semiconductor photochemistry promoted on the world wide web are reviewed. The basic principles behind the different applications are discussed, including the use of semiconductor photochemistry to: photo-mineralise organics, photo-sterilise and photo-demist. The range of companies, and their products, which utilise semiconductor photochemistry are examined and typical examples listed. An analysis of the geographical distribution of current commercial activity in this area is made. The results indicate that commercial activity in this area is growing world-wide, but is especially strong in Japan. The number and geographical distribution of patents in semiconductor photocatalysis are also commented on. The trends in the numbers of US and Japanese patents over the last 6 years are discussed.
|Keywords:||world wide web, semiconductor photochemistry, commercial potential, Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy(all), Chemical Engineering(all), Chemistry(all)|
|Subjects:||Science > Chemistry|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Pure and Applied Chemistry|
|Depositing user:||Mr Derek Boyle|
|Date Deposited:||10 Mar 2006|
|Last modified:||04 May 2016 12:37|