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Complex carbon nanotube-inorganic hybrid materials as next-generation photocatalysts

Krissanasaeranee, Methira and Wongkasemjit , Sujitra and Cheetham , Anthony K. and Eder, Dominik (2010) Complex carbon nanotube-inorganic hybrid materials as next-generation photocatalysts. Chemical Physics Letters . ISSN 0009-2614

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Abstract

Hybridizing carbon nanotubes with complex inorganic nanostructures provides a new route to designing next-generation photocatalysts. These hybrids utilize charge transfer processes through the interface, which reduce the electron–hole recombination rate in the photocatalyst. This work presents the first complex CNT hybrid, using titanium-silicate (TS-1), with dramatically improved photocatalytic activity for the degradation of organic compounds compared with the corresponding nanocomposite and the individual components.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Material Science > Functional and hybrid materials
ID Code:9634
Deposited By:CSMNT
Deposited On:24 Sep 2010 10:42
Last Modified:24 Sep 2010 10:42

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