Catalysis Research is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. This periodical is devoted to publishing high-quality papers that describe the most significant and cutting-edge research in all areas of catalysts and catalyzed reactions. Its aim is to provide timely, authoritative introductions to current thinking, developments and research in carefully selected topics.

Topics contain but are not limited to:

  • Photocatalysis
  • Electrocatalysis
  • Environmental catalysis
  • Biocatalysis, enzymes, enzyme catalysis
  • Catalysis for biomass conversion
  • Organocatalysis, catalysis in organic and polymer chemistry
  • Nanostructured Catalysts
  • Catalytic materials
  • Computational catalysis
  • Kinetics of catalytic reactions

It publishes a variety of article types: original research, review, communication, opinion, case report, study protocol, comment, conference report, technical note, book review, etc.

There is no restriction on paper length, provided that the text is concise and comprehensive. Authors should present their results in as much detail as possible, as reviewers are encouraged to emphasize scientific rigor and reproducibility.

Indexing: COPE.

Free Publication in 2021
Current Issue: 2021

Special Issue

Recent Advances in TiO2 Photocatalysis and Applications

Submission Deadline: May 15, 2022 (Open) Submit Now

Guest Editors

Claudia Letizia Bianchi, PhD

Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Milan, via C. Golgi 19, 20133, Milan, Italy

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Research Interests: Materials Chemistry; Wastewater Treatment; Environmental remediation; Heterogeneous Catalysis; Photocatalysis; Floating materials; Material Characterization; Surface Characterization; Nanomaterials; X-ray Diffraction; XPS

Ermelinda Falletta, PhD

Department of Chemistry, University of Milan, via C. Golgi 19, 20133, Milan, Italy

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Research Interests: Nanomaterials; Conducting Polymers; Material Characterization; Heterogeneous Catalysis; Adsorption; Wastewater Treatment; Nanomaterials Synthesis; Nanoparticle Synthesis; Synthesis; Mass Spectrometry; Analytical Chemistry

About the topic

In the last decades, the rapid growth of the world population, the expansion of industrialization and agriculture has led to several emerging global megatrends, increasing the demand for innovative materials able to solve new needs in different fields: health, energy, environmental sustainability, etc. Among the most advanced materials, high-efficiency photocatalysts have emerged for their low-cost, environmentally friendly production methods, high stability, and availability. Owing to their high stability and activity under light irradiation, TiO2-based photocatalysts have an excellent potential for application in different fields, such as photocatalytic degradation of organic pollutants in water and air matrices, dye-sensitized solar cells, water splitting, anti-fogging, optics, and so on. However, TiO2 is highly active under UV light irradiation because of the large energy band gap, but its activity under sunlight is shallow. Consequently, most of the scientific efforts are addressed to develop new modified TiO2-based materials active in the visible range. This Special Issue on “Recent Advances in TiO2 Photocatalysis and Applications” welcomes original research work and reviews on applied, theoretical, and computational studies on all kinds of subjects related to these fields. Subject areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Photocatalysis
  • Doping
  • Decoration
  • Nanoparticles
  • Microstructures
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Energy
  • Visible region