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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Abstract

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
Volume52
Issue number36
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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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