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|Title:||Biomolecule-assisted synthesis of carbon nitride and sulfur-doped carbon nitride heterojunction nanosheets : an efficient heterojunction photocatalyst for photoelectrochemical applications||Authors:||Tao, Hua Bing
|Keywords:||DRNTU::Engineering::Chemical engineering||Issue Date:||2014||Source:||Tao, H. B., Yang, H., Chen, J., Miao, J., & Liu, B. (2014). Biomolecule-assisted synthesis of carbon nitride and sulfur-doped carbon nitride heterojunction nanosheets: An efficient heterojunction photocatalyst for photoelectrochemical applications. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 5, 770-777.||Series/Report no.:||Beilstein journal of nanotechnology||Abstract:||A biomolecule-assisted pyrolysis method has been developed to synthesize sulfur-doped graphitic carbon nitride (CNS) nanosheets. During the synthesis, sulfur could be introduced as a dopant into the lattice of carbon nitride (CN). Sulfur doping changed the texture as well as relative band positions of CN. By growing CN on preformed sulfur-doped CN nanosheets, composite CN/CNS heterojunction nanosheets were constructed, which significantly enhanced the photoelectrochemical performance as compared with various control counterparts including CN, CNS and physically mixed CN and CNS (CN+CNS). The enhanced photoelectrochemical performance of CN/CNS heterojunction nanosheets could be ascribed to the efficient separation of photoexcited charge carriers across the heterojunction interface. The strategy of designing and preparing CN/CNS heterojunction photocatalysts in this work can open up new directions for the construction of all CN-based heterojunction photocatalysts.||URI:||https://hdl.handle.net/10356/103864
|ISSN:||2190-4286||DOI:||http://dx.doi.org/10.3762/bjnano.5.89||Rights:||© 2014 Tao et al; licensee Beilstein-Institut. This is an Open Access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The license is subject to the Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology terms and conditions: (http://www.beilstein-journals.org/bjnano)||metadata.item.grantfulltext:||open||metadata.item.fulltext:||With Fulltext|
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