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Wen-hua LENG(lengwh@zju.edu.cn)


Semiconductor photocatalysis plays a critical role in the environment protection and future energy development. (Photo)electrochemical measurements are powerful tools for studying the kinetics and mechanism of photocatalytic reactions, since photo-carriers, as reactants of photocatalytic reactions, are involved in the interfacial transfer and recombination of semiconductor/electrolyte interface. This review describes the part of our recent results regarding aqueous photocatalytic decontamination obtained by these methods, and the focus of future work in this field is suggested.

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photocatalysis, reaction kinetics and mechanism, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, photoelectrochemistry

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