Very efficient and rapid degradation of Congo red dye with TiO2 based nano-photocatalysts

Himanshu Narayan

National University of Lesotho

Professor Himanshu Narayan, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Physics and the Head of Department of Physics & Electronics at the National University of Lesotho, Lesotho, Southern Africa. Professor Narayan is a Materials Scientist with main research interests in Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology. He has a PhD in Physics from GB Pant University, India. In the past he has also worked in the areas of swift heavy ions induced modifications of materials, and superconductivity.


Degradation of Congo red (CR) dye with TiO2 based nano-photocatalyst (NPC) loaded with Nd3+ and Er3+ ions is reported. The chemical route of synthesis through co-precipitation/hydrolysis (CPH) was employed to produce NPCs with... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Himanshu Narayan (National University of Lesotho)
  2. Hailemicheal Alemu (National University of Lesotho)

Topic Areas

Nanotechnology for environment and energy , Nanocatalysis & applications in the chemical industry


PS2 » Poster Session (13:30 - Thursday, 10th November, Gallery)

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