PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF P-N HETEROJUNCTION CuBi2O4/CeO2 AND ITS PHOTOCATALYTIC ACTIVITIES UNDER UVA LIGHT IRRADIATION

Auteurs-es

  • A Elaziouti University of the Science and the technology of Oran (USTO M.B)
  • N Laouedj University of the Science and the technology of Oran (USTO M.B), Oran
  • A Bekka University of the Science and the technology of Oran (USTO M.B), Oran
  • RN. Vannier Lille University, Lille

Mots-clés :

CuBi2O4/CeO2 heterojunction, Congo red, photocatalytic activity, synergy effect

Résumé

CuBi2O4/CeO2 composite materials were synthesized by solid state method and were characterized by a number of techniques such as X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy and UV–Vis diffuse reflectance spectroscopy. The photocatalytic activity of the materials was investigated under UVA light and assessed using Congo red (CR) dye as probe reaction. The CuBi2O4/CeO2 photocatalyst exhibited the high efficiency as a result of 83.05% of decomposition of CR for 100 min of irradiation time with 30 wt % of CuBi2O4 at room temperature and a pH 7. The photodegradation reactions were satisfactory correlated with the pseudo-first-order kinetic model. The mechanism of the enhanced photocatalytic efficiency was explained by the heterojunction charge separation model.

Bibliographies de l'auteur-e

A Elaziouti, University of the Science and the technology of Oran (USTO M.B)

LCMIA Laboratory of Inorganic Materials Chemistry and Application, Department of Physical Chemistry

N Laouedj, University of the Science and the technology of Oran (USTO M.B), Oran

LCMIA Laboratory of Inorganic Materials Chemistry and Application, Department of Physical Chemistry

A Bekka, University of the Science and the technology of Oran (USTO M.B), Oran

LCMIA Laboratory of Inorganic Materials Chemistry and Application, Department of Physical Chemistry

RN. Vannier, Lille University, Lille

Unit of Catalysis and Solid State Chemistry

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2014-06-01

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Elaziouti, A., Laouedj, N., Bekka, A., & Vannier, R. (2014). PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF P-N HETEROJUNCTION CuBi2O4/CeO2 AND ITS PHOTOCATALYTIC ACTIVITIES UNDER UVA LIGHT IRRADIATION. Sciences & Technologie. A, Sciences Exactes, (39), 9-22. Consulté à l’adresse http://revue.umc.edu.dz/index.php/a/article/view/595

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