Photocatalytic activity of manganese-doped ZnO nanocrystalline powders

Tsuzuki, Takuya, Smith, Zoe, Parker, Andrew, He, Rongliang and Wang, Xungai 2009, Photocatalytic activity of manganese-doped ZnO nanocrystalline powders, Journal of the Australian ceramic society, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 58-62.

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Title Photocatalytic activity of manganese-doped ZnO nanocrystalline powders
Author(s) Tsuzuki, Takuya
Smith, Zoe
Parker, Andrew
He, Rongliang
Wang, XungaiORCID iD for Wang, Xungai
Journal name Journal of the Australian ceramic society
Volume number 45
Issue number 1
Start page 58
End page 62
Total pages 5
Publisher Australian Ceramic Society
Place of publication Sydney, N.S.W.
Publication date 2009
ISSN 0004-881X
Summary ZnO nanocrystalline powders doped with up to 5 at% manganese were synthesized and their photocatalytic activity was studied. Doped ZnO powders were prepared using a sol-gel process. The crystal structure and grain size of the particles were characterized by X-ray diffractometry and optical properties were studied using UV-Vis spectroscopy. The photoactivity of undoped and doped ZnO nanocrystalline powders was evaluated by monitoring the photo-bleaching of the aqueous solutions of Rhodamine B dye in the presence of ZnO under simulated sunlight. The results showed that up to 3 at% manganese were successfully doped into the nanocrystalline ZnO and that manganese-doping reduced the photocatalytic activity of ZnO.
Language eng
Field of Research 100708 - Nanomaterials
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
HERDC collection year 2009
Copyright notice ©2009, Australian Ceramic Society
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