dc.contributor.authorKanhere, Pushkar
dc.contributor.authorChen, Zhong
dc.date.accessioned2015-01-14T02:37:22Z
dc.date.available2015-01-14T02:37:22Z
dc.date.copyright2014en_US
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.citationKanhere, P., & Chen, Z. (2014). A review on visible light active perovskite-based photocatalysts. Molecules, 19(12), 19995-20022.en_US
dc.identifier.issn1420-3049en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10220/24598
dc.description.abstractPerovskite-based photocatalysts are of significant interest in the field of photocatalysis. To date, several perovskite material systems have been developed and their applications in visible light photocatalysis studied. This article provides a review of the visible light (λ > 400 nm) active perovskite-based photocatalyst systems. The materials systems are classified by the B site cations and their crystal structure, optical properties, electronic structure, and photocatalytic performance are reviewed in detail. Titanates, tantalates, niobates, vanadates, and ferrites form important photocatalysts which show promise in visible light-driven photoreactions. Along with simple perovskite (ABO3) structures, development of double/complex perovskites that are active under visible light is also reviewed. Various strategies employed for enhancing the photocatalytic performance have been discussed, emphasizing the specific advantages and challenges offered by perovskite-based photocatalysts. This review provides a broad overview of the perovskite photocatalysts, summarizing the current state of the work and offering useful insights for their future development.en_US
dc.format.extent28 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesMoleculesen_US
dc.rights© 2014 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).en_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Science::Chemistry::Physical chemistry::Molecular structure and bonding
dc.subjectDRNTU::Science::Chemistry::Physical chemistry::Catalysis
dc.titleA review on visible light active perovskite-based photocatalystsen_US
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.contributor.researchEnergy Research Instituteen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Materials Science and Engineeringen_US
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.3390/molecules191219995
dc.description.versionPublished versionen_US


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