Journal article

Enhancement of charge separation in ferroelectric heterogeneous photocatalyst Bi-4(SiO4)(3)/Bi2SiO5 nanostructures

Amar Al-Keisy, Long Ren, Tian Zheng, Xun Xu, Michael Higgins, Weichang Hao, Yi Du

Dalton Transactions | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2017

Abstract

Excellent photocatalytic activity is given rise to enhanced charge separation in ferroelectric heterogeneous Bi4(SiO4)3/Bi2SiO5 photocatalyst.

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council (ARC) through Discovery Projects


Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China


Funding Acknowledgements

This work is supported by the Australian Research Council (ARC) through Discovery Projects (DP160102627 and DP170101467), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51472016 and 51672018), and a BUAA-UOW Joint Research Centre Small Grant. The authors acknowledge the service provided by the Electron Microscopy Centre at the University of Wollongong. The authors thank Dr T. Silver and A. Nattestad for their valuable comments on this work.