photocatalyst


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photocatalyst

 [fo″to-kat´ah-list]
a substance, e.g., chlorophyll, that brings about a chemical reaction on exposure to light.

pho·to·cat·a·lyst

(fō'tō-kat'ă-list),
A substance that helps bring about a light-catalyzed reaction; for example, chlorophyll.
[photo- + G. katalysis, dissolution (catalysis)]

photocatalyst

/pho·to·cat·a·lyst/ (-kat´ah-list) a substance, e.g., chlorophyll, that brings about a chemical reaction to light.

pho·to·cat·a·lyst

(fō'tō-kat'ă-list)
A substance that helps bring about a light-catalyzed reaction, e.g., chlorophyll.
[photo- + G. katalysis, dissolution (catalysis)]

photocatalyst

a substance, e.g. chlorophyll, that brings about a chemical reaction on exposure to light.
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Titanium dioxide, as a cheap, nontoxic, and highly efficient photocatalyst, has been extensively applied for degradation of organic pollutants, for air purification, as a deodorant, for sterilization, and as a demister (Linsebigler et al.
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