We are the CatSEE research group, and we specialize in interdisciplinary research that spans physics, chemistry, and materials science and engineering.
We aim to help companies improve their products, gain a competitive edge, and stay up-to-date with the latest industry developments. Some of the services we offer include catalyst synthesis, catalyst characterization, and sonication of small samples.
UV reactor at work
Behdokht Hashemi Hosseini — Marta Paszkiewicz-Gawron — Abdul Qayyum — Dariusz Łomot — Juan Carlos Colmenares Q. / Swaraj Rashmi Pradhan
Solar energy is considered the richest and one of the most promising sources of renewable energy on Earth. Its use brings significant economic and ecological benefits.
The photocatalytic decomposition of pollutants occurring in the natural environment allows for the elimination of harmful substances through their complete mineralization (i.e. the complete process of oxidation of organic compounds to carbon dioxide and water).
This method is environmentally friendly and does not require the use of toxic materials, and does not use conventional, non-renewable energy sources. A factor that determines the process of photocatalysis in particular is a substance called a photocatalyst.
Activated by sunlight, it accelerates the course of the reaction, although it does not wear itself during it. In our process, we use titanium oxide, commonly known as titanium white, in the reaction of discoloration of the aqueous solution of gentian violet (gentian) under the influence of light.
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Institute of Physical Chemistry
Polish Academy of Sciences
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