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Development of a novel photocatalytic reactor for the treatment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. (2019)
Thesis
GBADAMOSI, T.G. 2019. Development of a novel photocatalytic reactor for the treatment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Water pollution through the discharge of contaminated water into the environment has been a major problem, both to humans and aquatic life. These potential consequences mean that water pollution has therefore received major attention. In industry, a... Read More about Development of a novel photocatalytic reactor for the treatment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons..

Waveguide-based machine readable fluorescence security feature for border control and security applications. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
JOHNY, J., BHAVSAR, K., OFFICER, S., ADAMS, M., PRABHU, R. 2018. Waveguide-based machine readable fluorescence security feature for border control and security applications. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2nd Counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics and surveillance technologies 2018 conference: co-located with the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Security and defence conference 2018, 10-13 September 2018, Berlin, Germany. Proceedings of the (SPIE), 10802. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online], article ID 1080209. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2501974

Border security challenges and immigration issues are increasing considerably in recent years. Counterfeiting and fraudulent use of identity and other travel documents are posing serious threats and safety concerns worldwide, ever since the advanceme... Read More about Waveguide-based machine readable fluorescence security feature for border control and security applications..

The application of a novel fluidised photo reactor under UV-Visible and natural solar irradiation in the photocatalytic generation of hydrogen. (2015)
Journal Article
SKILLEN, N., ADAMS, M., MCCULLAGH, C., RYU, S.Y., FINA, F., HOFFMANN, M.R., IRVINE, J.T.S. and ROBERTSON, P.K.J. 2016. The application of a novel fluidised photo reactor under UV-Visible and natural solar irradiation in the photocatalytic generation of hydrogen. Chemical engineering journal [online], 286, pages 610-621. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2015.10.101

With advancements in the development of visible light responsive catalysts for H2 production frequently being reported, photocatalytic water splitting has become an attractive method as a potential 'solar fuel generator'. The development of novel pho... Read More about The application of a novel fluidised photo reactor under UV-Visible and natural solar irradiation in the photocatalytic generation of hydrogen..

From ideal reactor concepts to reality: the novel drum reactor for photocatalytic wastewater treatment. (2013)
Journal Article
ADAMS, M., CAMPBELL, I., MCCULLAGH, C., RUSSELL, D., BAHNEMANN, D.W. and ROBERTSON, P.K.J. 2013. From ideal reactor concepts to reality: the novel drum reactor for photocatalytic wastewater treatment. International journal of chemical reactor engineering [online], 11(2), pages 621-632. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijcre-2012-0012

This article reports the development of a novel drum photocatalytic reactor for treating dye effluent streams. The parameters for operation including drum rotation speed, light source distance, catalyst loading 10 and H2O2 doping have been investigat... Read More about From ideal reactor concepts to reality: the novel drum reactor for photocatalytic wastewater treatment..

Directly enhancing the photocatalytic transformation of CO2 and water to renewable fuels. (2013)
Thesis
SKILLEN, N. 2013. Directly enhancing the photocatalytic transformation of CO2 and water to renewable fuels. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The increases in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) concentrations and depletion of hydrocarbon based fuels have become global concerns. As a result, a number of methods are being developed which aim to restrict GHG and to develop alternative fuels from sustainabl... Read More about Directly enhancing the photocatalytic transformation of CO2 and water to renewable fuels..

Development of a doped titania immobilised thin film multi tubular photoreactor. (2012)
Journal Article
ADAMS, M., SKILLEN, N., MCCULLAGH, C., AL-KHATIB, S. and ROBERTSON, P.K.J. 2013. Development of a doped titania immobilised thin film multi tubular photoreactor. Applied catalysis B: Environmental [online], 130-131, pages 99-105. Avaialable from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2012.10.008

This paper describes a novel doped titania immobilised thin film multi tubular photoreactor which has been developed for use with liquid, vapour or gas phase media. In designing photocatalytic reactors measuring active surface area of photocatalyst w... Read More about Development of a doped titania immobilised thin film multi tubular photoreactor..

Remediation of oily wastewater from an interceptor tank using a novel photocatalytic drum reactor. (2011)
Journal Article
SALU, O.A., ADAMS, M., ROBERTSON, P.K.J., WONG, L.S. and MCCULLAGH, C. 2011. Remediation of oily wastewater from an interceptor tank using a novel photocatalytic drum reactor. Desalination and water treatment [online], 26(1-3), pages 87-91. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5004/dwt.2011.2114

A novel photocatalytic reactor has been developed to remediate oily wastewaters. In the first instance degradation rates of model organic compounds, methylene blue (MB) and 4-chlorophenol (4-CP) were determined. The experimental set-up investigated a... Read More about Remediation of oily wastewater from an interceptor tank using a novel photocatalytic drum reactor..

Photocatalytic reactors for environmental remediation: a review. (2011)
Journal Article
MCCULLAGH, C., SKILLEN, N., ADAMS, M. and ROBERTSON, P.K.J. 2011. Photocatalytic reactors for environmental remediation: a review. Journal of chemical technology and biotechnology [online], 86(8), pages 1002-1017. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/jctb.2650

Research in the field of photocatalytic reactors in the past three decades has been an area of extensive and diverse activity with an extensive range of suspended and fixed film photocatalyst configurations being reported. The key considerations for... Read More about Photocatalytic reactors for environmental remediation: a review..

Development and application of novel tracers for environmental applications. (2010)
Thesis
ADAMS, M. 2010. Development and application of novel tracers for environmental applications. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Novel glass tracers, organic and inorganic polymers based on narrow band atomic fluorescence, have been developed for deployment as environmental tracers. The use of discrete fluorescent species in an environmentally stable host has been investigated... Read More about Development and application of novel tracers for environmental applications..