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Combining plasma treatment and (photo)catalysis towards an energy-efficient technology for abatement of polluted air (COP-CAT) (01G00319)

Plasma treatment is a technology for the breakdown of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from contaminated air. By combining it with oxidation catalysis and photocatalysis, we overcome a number of its limitations and unite the advantages of the three technologies. This synergy should lead to an energy-efficiƫnt and complete breakdown of VOCs for many applications.

Date:1 Jan 2019  →  Today
Keywords:Volatile organic compounds, synergy, air purification, catalysis
Disciplines:Classical physics, Materials science and engineering, Sustainable and environmental engineering, Physics of gases, plasmas and electric discharges, Applied mathematics in specific fields