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photocatalysis

 [fo″to-kah-tal´ĭ-sis]
promotion or stimulation of a chemical reaction by light. adj., adj photocatalyt´ic.

photocatalysis

/pho·to·ca·tal·y·sis/ (-kah-tal´ĭ-sis) promotion or stimulation of a chemical reaction by light.photocatalyt´ic

photocatalysis

promotion or stimulation of a chemical reaction by light.
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For a planet with an environment similar to the Sun-Earth system, continuous photocatalytic reaction of titanium oxide on about 0.
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A new review by researchers in Sweden and Spain describes recent work to optimize the synthesis, dispersion and surface functionalization of titania, zinc oxide and ceria - the three main nanoparticles used in photocatalytic, UV-blocking and sunscreen applications.
When light strikes the wet semiconductor, made of titanium oxide, electrons are also generated in a process called photocatalytic action.
The study will include a photocatalytic concrete mainline pavement and a photocatalytic pervious concrete shoulder pavement.
Scheduled for operation on September 2012, the new center will also incorporate a high-safety, environmentally friendly design, with push-pull fume hoods and lighting systems that feature the latest energy-saving technology, and photocatalytic coating on exterior walls for long-lasting durability and excellent antifouling performance.