Patil, S. and Shinde, V. 1988. Biodegradation studies of aniline and nitrobenzene in aniline plant waste water by gas chromatography. Environmental Science & Technology, 22(10): 1160–1165.
 Arslan, I., Balcioglu, I. and Bahnemann, D. 2000. Heterogeneous Photocatalytic treatment of simulated dyehouse effluents using novel TiO2 photocatalysts. Appllied Catalyst. B: Environment, 26: 193–206.
 Elmorsi, T., Riyad, Y., Mohamed, Z. and El-Bary, H. 2010. Decolorization of Mordant red azo dye in water using H2O2/UV and photo-Fenton treatment. Journal of Hazardous Material, 174: 352–358.
 He, F., and Lei, L. 2004. Degradation kinetics and mechanisms of phenol in photo-Fenton process. J Zhejiang Univ SCI, 5(2): 198–205.
 Mohammad, T., Mohammad, H., Ghader, G. and Seyed, M. 2011. Application of ozonation process for the removal of Reactive red dye from aqueous solutions. World Appllied Sciences Journals, 13(8): 1909–1915.
 Bhatia, S., Pang, Y. and Abdullah, A. 2010. Comparison of Sonocatalytic Activities on the Degradation of Rhodamine B in the Presence of TiO2 Powder and Nanotubes. Journal of Applied Sciences, 10:1068–1075.
 Rauf, M., Meetani, M. and Hisaindee, S. 2011. An overview on the photocatalytic degradation of azo dyes in the presence of TiO2 doped with selective transition metals. Desalination, 276:13–27.
 Vahdat, A., Bahrami, S., Arami, M. and Motahari, A. 2010. Decomposition and decoloration of a direct dye by electron beam radiation. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 79: 33–35.
 Mrowetz M. and Selli, E. 2006. H2O2 evolution during photocatalytic degradation of organic molecules on fluorinated TiO2. Journal of Photochemistry & photobiology. A chemistry, 180: 15–22.
 He, L., Xiu, F., Wang, Y., Fedorov, A.V., Huang, G., Kou, X., Lang, M., Beyermann, W.P., Zou, J. and Wang, K.L. 2011. Epitaxial growth of Bi2Se3 topological insulator thin films on Si (111). Journal of Applied Physics, 109(10): 103702.
 Tabor, P., Keenan, C., Urazhdin, S. and Lederman, D. 2010. Plasmon-enhanced electronphonon coupling in Dirac surface states of the thin-film topological insulator Bi2Se3. Nature Physics, 6: 584–588.
 Zhang, H., Zong, R.L., Zhao, J.C. and Zhu, Y.F. 2008. Dramatic visible photocatalytic degradation performances due to synergetic effect of TiO2 with PANI. Environmental Science & Technology, 42: 3803–3807.
 Alegria, L.D., Schroer, M.D., Chatterjee, A., Poirier, G.R., Pretko, M., Patel, S.K. and Petta, J.R. 2012. Structural and electrical characterization of Bi2Se3 nanostructures grown by metal–organic chemical vapor deposition. Nano letters, 12(9): 4711–4714.
 Bi, Y. B. Hu, H. Y. Ouyang, S. X. Lu, G. X. Cao, J. Y. and Ye, J. H. 2012. Photo-catalytic and photoelectric properties of cubic Ag3PO4 sub-micro crystals with sharp corners and edges. Chemical Community, 48:3748–3750.
 Yi, Z. G., Ye, J. H., Kikugawa, N., Kako, T., Ouyang, S. X., Stuart-Williams, H. H., Yang, J. Y., Cao, W. J., Luo, Z. S., Li, Y., Liu, R. and Withers, L. 2010. An orthophosphate semiconductor with photooxidation properties under visible-light irradiation. Nature Material, 9:559–564.
 Bi, Y. P., Ouyang, S. X., Umezawa, N., Cao, J. Y. and Ye, J. H. 2011. Facet effect of single-crystalline Ag3PO4 sub-micro crystals on photocatalytic properties. Journal of American Chemical Society, 133: 6490–6492.
 Zou, Z. G., Ye, J. H., Sayama, K. and Arakawa, H. 2001. Direct splitting of water under visible light irradiation with an oxide semiconductor photocatalyst. Nature, 414:625–627.
 Weller, H. 1993. Colloidal Semiconductor Particles: Chemistry in the transition region between solid state and molecules. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl, 32: 41–53.
 Rajesh D., Jayant G. and Shipra B., 2008. Harvesting solar energy for treating dye stuff in industrial effluents - ZnS-CdS used as photocatalyst. Rasayan Journal of Chemistry, 1: 355–361.
 Hengelin, A. 1989. Small-particle research: physicochemical properties of extremely small colloidal metal and semiconductor particles. Chemical Review, 89: 1861.
 Diesner, K., Giersig, M., Popovic, I., Chemseddine, A., Eychmuller, A. and Weller, H. 1994. CdS nanoclusters: synthesis, characterization, size dependent oscillator strength, temperature shift of the excitonic transition energy, and reversible absorbance shift. Journal of Physical Chemistry, 98: 7665–7673.
 Verma, A.S.B., Samanta, A.K., Bakhshi and Agnihotry, S.A. 2005. Effect of stabilizer on structural, optical and electrochemical properties of sol-gel derived spin coated TiO2 films. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 88: 47–64.
 Jianfeng, M., Kai, W., Liangyin, L., Tianli, Z., Yong, K. and Sridhar K. 2015. Visible-light photocatalytic decolorization of Orange II on Cu2O/ZnO nanocomposites. Ceramics International, 41:2050–2056.
 Bessekhouad, Y., D. Robert and J.V. Weber. 2004. Bi2S3/TiO2 and CdS / TiO2 heterojunction as an available configuration for photo catalytic degradation of organic pollutant. Journal of applied chemistry, 163: 569–580.
 Zhang, L. L., Zhang, H. C., Huang, H., Liu, Y. and Kang, Z. H. 2012. Ag3PO4/SnO2 semiconductor nanocomposites with enhanced photocatalytic activity and stability. New Journal of Chemistry, 36:1541–1544.
 Dinh, C. T., Nguyen, T. D., Kleitz, F., Do, T. O. 2011. Large-scale synthesis of uniform silver orthophosphate colloidal nanocrystals exhibiting high visible light photocatalytic activity. Chemical Community, 47: 7797–7799.
 Liu, W., Wang, M. L., Xu, C. X., Chen, S. F., Fu, X. L. 2013. Ag3PO4/ZnO: an efficient visible-light-sensitized composite with its application in photocatalytic degradation of Rhodamine B. Material Resource Bullet, 48: 106–113.
 Yanhong, Y., Huaiyu, G., Song, L., Rongying, J. 2014. Ag3PO4/Fe2O3 composite photocatalysts with an n–n hetero junction semiconductor structure under visible-light irradiation. Ceramics International, 40:9095–9100.
 Changzhen, L., Yanxin, W., Dawei, M., Xiaohong, Y., Yongqian, W., Jie, L., Can, L. and Kun, X. 2014. Enhanced visible light photocatalytic performance of ZnO/ZnS/CuS ternary nanocomposites. Materials Letters, 122:197–200.
 Li, G. P. and Mao, L. Q. 2012. Magnetically separable Fe3O4/Ag3PO4 sub-micrometer composite: facile synthesis, high visible light-driven photocatalytic efficiency, and good recyclability. RSC Advace, 2:5108–5111.
 Jyoti, P. Borah, J. Barman, K. C. Sarma, 2008. Structural and optical properties of ZnS nanoparticles, Chalcogenide letters, 5: 201–208.
 Rashed, M.N. and El-Amin, A.A. 2007. Photocatalytic degradation of methyl orange in aqueous TiO2 under different solar irradiation sources. International Journal of Physical Sciences, 2(3): 73–81.
 Rita John, S. and Sais Florence, 2010. Optical, structural and morphological studies of bean-like ZnS nanostructures by aqueous chemical method. 7: 269–273.
 Busko1, T. O., Kulish1, M. P., Dmytrenko1, O. P., Vityuk, N. V. and Eremenko, A. M. 2014. Electron structure of TiO2 composite films with noble metal nanoparticles Semiconductor Physics, Quantum Electronics & Optoelectronics, (17)1:67–74.
 Abdessalem, H., Noomen, M., Agatino, D. P., Leonardo, P., Ammar, H. and Francesco, P. 2015. Photocatalytic activity of binary and ternary SnO2–ZnO–ZnWO4 nanocomposites. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 309:47–54.
 Debasis Bera, Lei Qian, Teng-Kuan Tseng and Paul H., 2010. Holloway Quantum Dots and their multimodal applications: Review Materials, 3: 2260–2345.
 Abdus, S., Nizam, U., Prosenjit, S., Abul, K. A. and Kulsuma, B. 2015. Photoluminescence, photocatalytic and antibacterial activities of CeO2/CuO/ZnO nanocomposite fabricated by co-precipitation method. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 149:839–850.
 Yena, C., Dongsheng, L., Lijuan, Y., Ming, M., Jing, Z., Lirong, Z., Shengqi, C. and Tiandou, H. 2013. Ternary composite oxide catalysts CuO/Co3O4–CeO2 with wide temperature-window for the preferential oxidation of CO in H2-rich stream. Chemical Engineering Journal ,234:88–98.
 Subba, C. V., Walker, E. H., Wen, C. & Mho S.I., 2008. Hydrothermal synthesis of MoO3 nanobelts utilizing poly(ethylene glycol). Journal of Power Sources, 183: 330–333.
 Fei-Ling Pua, Chin-Hua Chia, Sarani Zakaria, Tze-khong Liew, Mohd Ambar Yarmo & Nay-Ming Huang, 2010. Preparation of transition metal sulfide nanoparticles via hydrothermal route. 39: 243–248.
 Yan, J., Zhang L., Li, X., Zhang, X. and Dai, C. 2014. Preparation and Photocatalytic Properties of ZnO/CuO/ZnAl2O4 Composite Hollow Microspheres by One-Pot. Method. Chemical Science Review Letter, 3(12):1080–1090.
 Chan, L., Yang, S., Lixin, C. & Shaowei, C. 2013. TiO2 nanotubes/ZnO/CdS ternary nanocomposites: preparation, characterization and photocatalysis. Journal of the Chinese Advanced Materials Society, (1)3:188–199.
 Li, X., G.He, G.Xiao, H.Liu, M.Wang, J.Coll, 2009. Metal Oxide Nanostructures, Synthesis, Characterizations and Applications. Interface Sciences, 233: 465.
 Barbier A, A. Tuel, I. Arcon, A. Kodre and G.A. Martin, 2001incipient wetness method of preparation of catalyst. Journal of Catalyst, 200:106.
 Katsumata, H., Hayashi, T., Taniguchi, M., Suzuki, T., Kaneco, S. 2014. Highly efficient visible light driven AgBr/Ag3PO4 hybrid photocatalysts with enhanced photocatalytic activity. Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, 25: 68–75.
 Chen, D., Zhang, X. and Lee, A.F. 2015. Synthetic strategies to nanostructured photocatalysts for CO2 reduction to solar fuels and chemicals. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3(28): 14487–14516.
 Changzhen, L., Yanxin, W., Dawei, M., Xiaohong, Y., Yongqian, W., Jie, L., Can, L., Kun, X. 2014. Enhanced visible light photocatalytic performance of ZnO/ZnS/CuS ternary nanocomposites. Materials Letters, 122:197–200.
 Yadav. O.P. Alemseged Eyasu, and Bachheti. R.K. 2013. Photocatalytic degradation of methyl orange dye using Cr-doped ZnS nanoparticles under visible radiation. International Journal of Chemical Technology and Research, 5(4):1452–1461
 Vinodgopal, K., X. Hua, R.L. Dahlgren, A.G. Lappin, L.K. Patterson and P.V. Kamat, 1995. Photochemistry of [Ru(bpy)2(dcbpy)]2+ on Al2O3 and TiO2 surfaces – an insight into the mechanism of photosensitization. Journal of Physical Chemistry, 99: 10883–10889.
 Bandara J., K. Tennakone, P.P.B. Jayatilaka, 2002. Composite Tin and Zinc oxide nanocrystalline particles for enhanced charge separation in sensitized degradation of dyes. Chemosphere, 49; 439–445.
 Zhao J., C. Chem, W. Ma, 2005. Photocatalytic degradation of organic pollutants under visible light irradiation, Topical Catalyst, 35: 269–278.
 Wu, T.X., G.M. Liu, J. Zhao, H. Hidaka, N. Serpone, 1999. Evidence for H2O2 generation during the TiO2-assisted photodegradation of dyes in aqueous dispersions under visible light illumination. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 103 (23): 4862–4867.
 Hagfeldt, A. and M. Gratzel, 1995. Light-induced redox reactions in nanocrystalline systems. Chemical Review, 95 (1): 49–68.
 Jina C., 2010. A thesis on: Development of visible-light-active photocatalyst for hydrogen production and environmental application. In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy: California institute of technology
 Naeem, M., S.K. Hasanain and A. Mumtaz, 2008. Electrical transport and optical studies of ferromagnetic cobalt doped ZnO nanoparticles exhibiting a metal–insulator transition. Journal of applied chemistry.
 Wageh, S., Zhao Su Ling and Xu Xu-Rong. 2003. Growth and optical properties of colloidal ZnS nanoparticles. Journal of crystal Growth, 255: 322–337.