619-0914/02 – Photocatalytic Processes (FP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Physical Chemistry and Theory of Technological ProcessesCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Kamila Kočí, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Kamila Kočí, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2017/2018Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KOC33 prof. Ing. Kamila Kočí, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0
Part-time Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- to characterize the principle of photocatalytic processes - to monitor the effect of the photocatalyst character, the wavelength, temperature, pressure and other factors on the course of photocatalytic reaction

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The topic of the subject is kinetic analysis of photocatalytic reactions.

Compulsory literature:

Journal publications available through the university paid databases showing the latest trends in the industry.

Recommended literature:

SERPONE, N., PELIZZETTI, E., Photocatalysis: fundamentals and applications, Wiley, 1989. RABEK, J. F., Experimental Methods in Photochemistry and Photophysics, CRC Press, 1986. SCHIAVELLO M., Heterogeneous photocatalysis, Wiley, 1997. CHANON, M., Homogeneous photocatalysis, Wiley, 2000.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

No other activities are required.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Photocatalytic processes. Absorption of radiation and its subsequent physical and chemical changes. The course of photochemical reactions. Photocatalytic reactions on semiconductor catalysts. Semiconductor photocatalysts. Sources of radiation. Laboratory photochemical reactors. Mechanism and kinetics of photocatalytic reactions. Homogeneous and heterogeneous photocatalysis. Influence of the wavelength, temperature, pressure and reductants on the photocatalytic reaction. Influence of surface modification and doping of the catalyst surface. Immobilized catalysts. Methods of application and methods of characterization of thin films. The application of photocatalytic processes in environmental protection.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2017/2018 Winter semester)
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Examination Examination  
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2018/2019 (P3909) Process engineering (3909V003) Process engineering P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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