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Table 2 Photocatalytic hydrogen production from saccharides using visible light sources

From: Photocatalytic hydrogen evolution from biomass conversion

Photocatalyst Saccharides Power intensity Production rates
mmol h−1 gcat−1
Refs.
mW cm−2
Pt/TiO2 Glucose 300
(Solar simulator)
2.4 Kondarides et al. 2010 [107]
Pt/Holey carbon nitride-N-acetylethanolamine (HCN-NEA) Glucose
(300 W Xe > 420 nm)
5.5808 Liu et al. 2020 [77]
Au/CdS-nanorods Glucose
(300 W Xe > 400 nm)
0.09 Wang et al. 2020 [8]
Pt/TiO2 Galactose
(450 W Xe)

(ca. 5.5 µmol min−1)
Kondarides et al. 2008 [9]
HCN-NEA Galactose
(300 W Xe > 420 nm)

(156.3 µmol h−1)
Liu et al. 2020 [77]
Pt/TiO2 Mannose 300
(Xe solar)
1.725 Kondarides et al. 2010 [107]
Pt/TiO2 Ribose 300
(Xe solar)
2.175 Kondarides et al. 2010 [107]
Pt/TiO2 Lactose
(450 W Xe)

(4 µmol min−1)
Kondarides et al. 2010 [107]
HCN-NEA Cellobiose
(300 W Xe > 420 nm)

(75.6 µmol h−1)
Liu et al. 2020 [77]
Pt/TiO2 Cellulose – (Natural Sunlight)
(33 µmol over 4 h)
Speltini et al. 2014 [17]
TiO2/NiOx@Cg Cellulose
(500 W Xe)
0.27 Zhang et al. 2018 [42]
Pt/TiO2 Brewery/Dairy effluent 50
(Solar Simulator)
ca. 0.286/ca. 0.00 Speltini et al. 2019 [106]
Cu-Ni/TiO2 Brewery/Dairy effluent 50
(Solar Simulator)
ca. 0.150/ca. 0.080 Speltini et al. 2019 [106]
Cu-Ni/o–g-C3N4 Brewery/Dairy effluent 50
(Solar Simulator)
ca. 0.040/ca. 0.035 Speltini et al. 2019 [106]
Pt/o–g-C3N4 Brewery/Dairy effluent 50
(Solar Simulator)
ca. 0.120/ca. 0.110 Speltini et al. 2019 [106]