Subscribe to our Newsletter and get informed about new publication regulary and special discounts for subscribers!

ILCPA > ILCPA Volume 44 > Activated Charcoal Supported Cadmium Doped TiO2...
< Back to Volume

Activated Charcoal Supported Cadmium Doped TiO2 for Photocatalytic and Antibacterial Applications

Full Text PDF


The photocatalytic activity was studied under UV light using AC-Cd/TiO2 prepared via precipitation method and characterized by powder X-ray diffraction (XRD) , high resolution scanning electron micrographs (HR-SEM) with energy dispersive X-ray analysis (EDX), photoluminescence (PL) and Fourier transform Raman analysis (FT-RAMAN). The enhanced photo catalytic activity of the AC-Cd/TiO2 is demonstrated through photodegradation of methylene blue under UV light radiation at 365 nm. The mechanism of photocatalytic effect of AC-Cd/TiO2 nanocomposite material has been discussed Further its antibacterial activity against two gram positive and two gram negative bacterial strain is studied.


International Letters of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy (Volume 44)
S. Prabha et al., "Activated Charcoal Supported Cadmium Doped TiO2 for Photocatalytic and Antibacterial Applications", International Letters of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, Vol. 44, pp. 108-123, 2015
Online since:
January 2015

Dongfang Zhang et al., J Mater Sci, 47 (2012) 2155-2161.

Adel A Ismail et al., Chemical Engineering Journal., 229 (2013), 225-233.

Nadia Riaz et al., Chemical Engineering Journal., 185-186(2012) 108-119.

Senthilvelan S et al., Material Research Bulletin , 48(2013) 3707-3712.

Housda Slimen et al., Journal of photochemistry and photobiology, 221(2011) 13-21.

M V Shankar et al., chemosphere , 63(2006) 1014-1021.

X Zhang et al., Applied catalysis A: General, 282(2005) 285-293.

T Yazawa et al., Ceramics International , 35(2009) 3321-3325.

Y Yu et al., Applied catalysis General, 289(2005), 186-196.

B Thyba., Applied catalysis B: Environmental, 41(2003) 427-433.

Karakitsou K Eet al., J Phys. Chem, 97(1993) 1184.

1. In: Microbiological assays and tests, Indian Pharmacopoeia, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, The Controller of Publications, New Delhi, A-100 (1996).

2. H.W. Seely and P. J. Van Demark., A Laboratory Manual of Microbiology, Taraporewala Sons and Co., Mumbai, 55 (1975).

3. A. L. Barry., The antimicrobial susceptibility test. Principle and Practice, Lea and Febiger, Philadelphia, 180 (1976).

Mohd Athar., Adv. Mater. Rev. 1(1)( 2014) 25-37.

Antic Z, Krsmanovic RM, Nikolic MG, Cincovic MM, Mitric M, Polizzi S, Dramicanin MD., Multisite luminescence of rare earth doped TiO2 anatase nanoparticles. Mat. Chem. Phys. 135(2012) 1064-1069.

Ba-Abbad M, Kadhum AH, Mohamad A, Takriff MS, Sopian K, Synthesis and Catalytic Activity of TiO2 Nanoparticles for Photochemical Oxidation of Concentrated Chlorophenols under Direct Solar Radiation Int.J. Electrochem. Sci. 7(2012) 4871-4888.

Ohsaka, T. J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 48(1980) 1661.

B. W. Mwakikunga., Nanoscale Res Lett 3 (2008) 421-426.

L.V. Saraf, S.I. Patil, S.B. Ogalae, S.R. Sainkar, S.T. Kshirsager, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B12 (1998) 2635.

H. Tang, H. Berger, P.E. Schmid, F. Levy, Solid State Commun. 87 (1993) 847.

L. Fross, M. Schubnell, Appl. Phys. B: Photophys. Laser chem. 56 (1993) 363.

Liu B., Zhao X., Zhao Q., He X., Feng., J Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena 148(3)( 2005) 158-63.

Chen, X.F., Wang, X.C., Hou, Y.D., Huang, J.H., Wu, L., Fu, X.Z., J. Catal. 255(1)(2008) 59-67.

He, Z.L., Zhu, Z.F., Li, J.Q., Zhou, J.Q., Wei, N., J. Hazard. Mater. 190(1-3)(2011) 133-139.

Yu, J.G., Ma, T.T., Liu, S.W., Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13(8)(2011) 3491- 3501.

Darshan Marjadi., International Journal of Chemtech Applications 2(2)(2003) 126-136.

Tschirch, J.; Dillert, R.; Bahnemann, D.; Proft, B.; Biedermann, A.; Goer, B. Res. Chem. Intermed. 34(2008) 381-392.

45. Fu, P. -F.; Zhao, Z.; Peng, P.; Dai, X. -G. Chin. J. Process Eng. 8(2008) 65-71.

46. Kim, J.; Choi, W.; Park, H. Res. Chem. Intermed. 36(2010) 127-140.

Tursun Abdiryim et al., Materials 7(2014) 3786-3801.

H. A. Le, L. T. Linh, S. Chin, and J. Jurng, Powder Technology, 225(2012) 167-175.

R. -J. Wu, C. -C. Chen, C. -S. Lu, P. -Y. Hsu, and M. -H. Chen, Desalination, 250(3)(2010) 869-875.

G. Wang, F. Wu, X. Zhang, M. Luo, and N. Deng, Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 133(1-3)(2006) 85-91. ( Received 13 December 2014; accepted 23 December 2014 ).

Show More Hide
Cited By:

[1] P. Margan, M. Haghighi, "Hydrothermal-assisted sol–gel synthesis of Cd-doped TiO2 nanophotocatalyst for removal of acid orange from wastewater", Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, Vol. 81, p. 556, 2017


[2] A. Said, D. Da Silva Perez, N. Perret, C. Pinel, M. Besson, "Selective C−O Hydrogenolysis of Erythritol over Supported Rh-ReO x Catalysts in the Aqueous Phase", ChemCatChem, Vol. 9, p. 2768, 2017