Surface modifications, perspectives, and challenges of scheelite metal molybdate photocatalysts for removal of organic pollutants in wastewater

Photocatalytic efficiency is enhanced by using different surface modifications

Schindra Kumar Ray; Jin Hur

2020

Scholarcy highlights

  • Photocatalytic efficiency is enhanced by using different surface modifications
  • Semiconductor-mediated photocatalysis is a promising green technology which has been widely adopted for solving energy and environmental issues
  • The modification methods are categorized into morphology control, facet modification, doped, plasmonic, and heterojunction, which are devoted to the degradation of organic pollutants and to overcome the rapid recombination of electron-hole pairs
  • The challenges and future direction as well as the perspectives toward the designation for more efficient scheelite metal molybdate photocatalysts are discussed through extensive literature review

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