Photocatalytic O2 evolution under visible light irradiation on BiVO4 in aqueous AgNO3 solution

Akihiko Kudo, Kazuhiro Ueda, Hideki Kato, Ikko Mikami

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

553 Citations (Scopus)


BiVO4 with a 2.3 eV band gap showed an activity for O2 evolution from aqueous solutions containing Ag+ as an electron scavenger under visible light irradiation (λ > 520 nm). The quantum yield was 0.5% at 450 nm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)229-230
Number of pages2
JournalCatalysis Letters
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes


  • BiVO
  • O evolution
  • Photocatalyst
  • Visible light response

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Photocatalytic O<sub>2</sub> evolution under visible light irradiation on BiVO<sub>4</sub> in aqueous AgNO<sub>3</sub> solution'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this