Monthly Archives: February 2017

The way forward for the modification of dye-sensitized solar cell towards better power conversion efficiency

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 74 (2017) 438–452 The power conversion efficiency (PCE) of TiO2-based dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) could be enhanced by modification of photoanodes. The effective blocking layer addition, one-dimensional nanostructure architecture, and scattering material design are the … Continue reading

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The highly active saddle-like Ag3PO4 photocatalyst under visible light irradiation

Catalysis Communications 85 (2016) 22–25 Saddle-like Ag3PO4 particles of tetrahedron structure were successfully synthesized using a co-precipitation method by mixingH3PO4 ethanol solution and AgNO3 ethanol aqueous solution, where the percentage of ethanol in AgNO3 ethanol aqueous solution was varied at … Continue reading

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Synthesis of Ag3PO4-polyvinyl alcohol hybrid microcrystal withenhanced visible light photocatalytic activity

Applied Surface Science 356 (2015) 226–231 The Ag3PO4/polyvinyl alcohol (Ag3PO4/PVA) hybrid photocatalysts were successfully synthesized usinga coprecipitation method using AgNO3, Na2HPO4·12H2O and PVA as starting materials. The productsemerged in a cubic (p-43n) structure. The photocatalytic performances for the decomposition of … Continue reading

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Solvothermal synthesis and photocatalytic properties of chromium-doped SrTiO3 nanoparticles

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 105 (2011) 206–210 Single phase of Cr-doped SrTiO3 (SrTi1−xCrxO3, x = 0–0.2) nanoparticles (15–20 nm) were successfully synthesized by themicrowave assisted-solvothermal synthesis method in KOH methanol oleic acid solution. The small amount of chromium doping (x … Continue reading

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Visible light photocatalytic activity induced by the carboxyl group chemically bonded on the surface of SrTiO3

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 102 (2011) 286–290 Nanocrystals of cubic perovskite SrTiO3 chemically adsorbed carboxyl group on the surface could be synthesized by microwave assisted solvothermal reactions in KOH methanol-oleic acid solutions using Ti(OC3H7)4 and SrCl2·6H2O. The functional group (–COO−) … Continue reading

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