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Siloxene nanosheets: a metal-free semiconductor for water splitting
2017-01-11
J. Mater. Chem. A 4(41):15841-15844 2016

Li, Shuang; Wang, Hui; Li, Dandan; Zhang, Xiaodong; Wang, Yufeng; Xie, Junfeng; Wang, Jingyao; Tian, Yupeng; Ni, Wenxiu; Xie, Yi

Abstract:

Exploring efficient semiconductors for water splitting to produce hydrogen is considered as one of the most promising approaches to solve the world energy crisis. Herein, for the first time, we highlight that metal-free siloxene nanosheets can serve as a photocatalyst for efficient water splitting without the addition of any cocatalyst or sacrificial agent.

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2016/TA/C6TA07545B#!divAbstract


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