Tuning of photocatalytic reduction by conduction band engineering of semiconductor quantum dots with experimental evaluation of the band edge potential

Takafumi Suzuki, Hiroto Watanabe, Yuya Oaki, Hiroaki Imai

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The conduction band edge (CBE) of WO3 quantum dots (QDs) was determined experimentally and engineered by size control to around one nanometer. Photocatalytic reactions of proton and molecular oxygen were tuned by changing the CBE of WO3-QDs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6185-6188
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number36
Publication statusPublished - 2016


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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