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ERIC Number: EJ941030
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Aug
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
The Basis for Photocatalytic Writing
Ibanez, Jorge G.; Tausch, Michael W.; Bohrmann-Linde, Claudia; Fernandez-Gallardo, Isabel; Robles-Leyzaola, Ainoha; Krees, Simone; Meuter, Nico; Tennior, Mathias
Journal of Chemical Education, v88 n8 p1116-1118 Aug 2011
We present a demonstration involving the oxidative photobleaching of a raspberry juice dye under visible laser light irradiation using the semiconductor titanium dioxide. A plausible interpretation of the phenomenon is discussed that aids in the understanding of semiconductor energetics and the nature of light. (Contains 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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