Overall water splitting into H2 and O2 under UV irradiation on NiO-loaded ZnNb2O6 photocatalysts consisting of d10 and d0 ions

Akihiko Kudo, Seira Nakagawa, Hideki Kato

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NiO-loaded ZnNb2O6 photocatalysts showed an activity for decomposition of pure water into H2 and O2 under band gap irradiation (hv>4.0 eV). This oxide photocatalyst is a new type of a photocatalyst material from the view point of the component because it consists of d10 and d0 metal ions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1197-1198
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

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