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1.4 CHEMICAL SCIENCES
A rapid semi-quantitative, inexpensive method,using a simple digital scanner and an indicator ink, suitable for use in the laboratory, or in the field, for assessing the photocatalytic activity of commerical photocatalytic self-cleaning materials such as glass, is described. The repeatability of the current method is found to be hight and better than many of the previously reported ISO photocatalyst tests.
Zhao, C. et al. A Simple Inexpensive Method for the Rapid Testing of the Photocatalytic Activity of Self Cleaning Surfaces. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry. Vol. 272, 15 November 2013, Pages 18–20 doi:10.1016/j.jphotochem.2013.08.004
the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for Research (FP7-NMP-2012-CSA-6, GA no. 319210).