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Advanced nanosized polymer composites with oxides of TiO2 and ZnO (review)

М.M. Zahornyi, O.M. Lavrynenko, O.Yu. Pavlenko, A.I. Ievtushenko


Тhis study discusses recent advances in photocatalytic applications of multifunctional oxide nanocomposites with polymers for the treatment of different pollutants from the water. The analysis of literature in the chapters makes it possible to single out the polymers and nanocomposites that are most promising from the point of developing new technologies. It is shown that composite materials containing TiO2 and ZnO after additional studies can be recommended for self-cleaning protective and decorative coatings, generation of chemical fuels, etc. The ability of materials to shield the UV component of light is of interest for building glass structures.


Nanocomposite, NPs, properties, polymer, conductivity, structure, TiO2, ZnO.

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