Plasmonic Photocatalyst for Efficient Photodegradation with Spinning Optical Disk Reactor
WenTing Hsieh1*, I Da Chiang1, Yu Lim Chen1, Li Chung Kuo1, Min Lun Tseng1, Hao Ming Chen2, Chih Kai Chen2, Hung Ji Huang3, Ru Shi Liu2, Din Ping Tsai1,4
1Department of Physics, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
2Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
3Instrument Technology Research Center, National Applied Research Laboratories, Hsinchu, Taiwan
4Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
* presenting author:WenTing Hsieh,
An efficient and novel photocatalytic reactor for environmental treatment was fabricated with zinc oxide nanorods growing on the optical disk substrate as the photocatalyst. Plasmonic photocatalysis was also demonstrated to enhance the photodegradation efficiency.

Keywords: Plasmonic Photochemistry, Surface photochemistry, Nanomaterials, Zinc Oxide, Spinning disk reactor