A resazurin (Rz) based photocatalyst activity indicator ink (paii) is used to test the activity of commercial self-cleaning materials. The semiconductor photocatalyst driven colour change of the ink is monitored indoors and outside using a simple mobile phone application that measures the RGB colour components of the digital image of the paii-covered, irradiated sample in real time. The results correlate directly with those generated using a traditional, lab-bound method of analysis (UV–vis spectrophotometry).
|Pages (from-to)||64-67, Impact Factor: 2.5|
|Journal||Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry|
|Early online date||30 Oct 2014|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|
Mills, A., & Wells, N. (2015). Indoor and Outdoor monitoring of photocatalytic activity using a mobile phone app. and a photocatalytic activity indicator ink (paii). Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 298, 64-67, Impact Factor: 2.5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2014.10.019