TiO2 nanoparticles were synthesized by one-step Sol-gel method. Prepared nanoparticles were characterized by different characterization (SEM, EDS and XRD) techniques. The aqueous solution of Methylene Blue (MB) has been subjected to evaluate the photocatalytic degradation by UV radiation in the presence of synthesized TiO2 photocatalyst coated reactor. The experiments were conducted with and without aeration, using different dye concentrations, and catalyst loading, revealed that the degradation was strongly influenced by respective experimental parameters. However, maximum MB dye was removed by the photodegradation process operating with aeration and higher catalyst dosing.
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