Novel and high performance multifunctional coatings are required to extend the operation life of critical aircraft components operating in extreme environments, enhance their performance and reduce maintenance requirements.
Photocatalysis is known as a promising and environmentally sustainable method of water purification. Photocatalytic water treatment is a cheap, yet efficient process as it is initiated simply by light irradiation.
The number of metro commuters has continuously increased over recent years in metropolitan cities such as London. The air quality and thermal comfort in the subway indoor environment is of particular public concern.