H2 Evolution over g-C3N4/CsxWO3 under NIR light

Anye Shi, Huihui Li, Shu Yin, Jiachi Zhang, Yuhua Wang

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    Abstract

    Single layer g-C3N4 and nanorod CsXWO3 are coupled to form a composite photocatalyst. During a simple method, no destruction has occurred and the optimal mass ratio of g-C3N4 is 80% as evidenced by systematic analyses. In comparison to pure g-C3N4 and CsXWO3, the composite exhibits significantly high photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical activity for H2 evolution and RhB/phenol degradation under UV, visible and NIR light irradiation. The enhanced photoactivities are attributed to the strong synergistic effect between the localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR) and the heterojunction interface sensitization, which results in the improvement of charge carriers generation and separation in the composite.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)75-86
    Number of pages12
    JournalApplied Catalysis B: Environmental
    Volume228
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2018 Jul 15

    Keywords

    • CsWO
    • H evolution
    • Nanocomposites
    • Near infrared
    • g-CN

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Catalysis
    • Environmental Science(all)
    • Process Chemistry and Technology

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