Enhanced photocatalytic activity of quantum-confined tungsten trioxide nanoparticles in mesoporous silica

Daisuke Tanaka, Yuya Oaki, Hiroaki Imai

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Abstract

Due to quantum confinement effects, tungsten trioxide nanoparticles ∼1.4 nm in diameter prepared in channels of mesoporous silica exhibited a widened bandgap and enhanced photocatalytic performance in the decomposition of benzene.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5286-5288
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume46
Issue number29
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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