By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Engineering -- Fresh data on Photocatalytics are presented in a new report. According to news reporting originating in Chongqing, People's Republic of China, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, "Engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) possess unique properties and are employed in many sectors, and thus their release into environment remains. The potential risks of ENPs have been confirmed by an increasing number of studies that necessitate a better knowledge to the fate and transport of ENPs."
The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from the Chinese Academy of Science, "One important application of ENP is photocatalysis for production of H-2 as energy and pollutant decomposition. Engineered photocatalytic nanoparticles (PCNPs) can also easily enter the environment with the rapid increase in its manufacture and use. This review focuses on the transport of PCNPs in water by addressing the important factors that determine the transport of PCNPs, such as particle size, pH value, ionic strength (IS), ionic valence, and organic matter. The transport of PCNPs in natural water systems and wastewater systems is also presented with an attempt to provide more abundant information."
According to the news reporters, the research concluded: "In addition, the state of the art of the detection technologies of PCNPs has been covered."
For more information on this research see: Transport Behavior of Engineered Nanosized Photocatalytic Materials in Water. Journal of Nanomaterials, 2013;():1-13. Journal of Nanomaterials can be contacted at: Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 410 Park Avenue, 15TH Floor, #287 Pmb, New York, NY 10022, USA. (Hindawi Publishing - www.hindawi.com; Journal of Nanomaterials - www.hindawi.com/journals/jnm/)
Our news correspondents report that additional information may be obtained by contacting G.A. He, Chinese Academy Sci, Chongqing Inst Green & Intelligent Technol, Key Lab Reservoir Aquat Environm, Chongqing 401122, People's Republic of China. Additional authors for this research include H. Liu, R. Chen and C. Wang.
Keywords for this news article include: Asia, Chongqing, Engineering, Nanoparticle, Photocatalyst, Nanotechnology, Emerging Technologies, People's Republic of China
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