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Highly efficient LaCoO3 nanofibers catalysts for photocatalytic degradation of rhodamine B

Dong, Bo, Li, Zhicheng, Li, Zhenyu, Xu, Xiuru, Song, Mingxin, Zheng, Wei, Wang, Ce, Al-Deyab, Salem S. and El-Newehy, Mohamed 2010, Highly efficient LaCoO3 nanofibers catalysts for photocatalytic degradation of rhodamine B, Journal of the American ceramic society, vol. 93, no. 11, pp. 3587-3590.

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Title Highly efficient LaCoO3 nanofibers catalysts for photocatalytic degradation of rhodamine B
Author(s) Dong, Bo
Li, Zhicheng
Li, Zhenyu
Xu, Xiuru
Song, Mingxin
Zheng, Wei
Wang, Ce
Al-Deyab, Salem S.
El-Newehy, Mohamed
Journal name Journal of the American ceramic society
Volume number 93
Issue number 11
Start page 3587
End page 3590
Total pages 4
Publisher Wiley - Blackwell Publishing
Place of publication Malden, Mass.
Publication date 2010-11
ISSN 0002-7820
1551-2916
Keyword(s) calcination temperature
perovskite type oxides
photo catalytic degradation
photocatalytic activities
reaction solutions
recycling experiments
rhodamine B
scanning electrons
Summary Perovskite-type oxide LaCoO3 nanofibers have been fabricated by electrospinning and subsequent calcination technology. Scanning electron microscopy, transmission electron microscopy, and X-ray diffraction were used to characterize the morphology and structure. Rhodamine B (RhB) was used to evaluate the ultraviolet photocatalytic activity of the as-prepared nanofibers. The effect of calcination temperature and pH of the reaction solution on the decolorization of RhB were investigated. Results showed that the samples calcined at 600°C exhibited the best photocatalytic activity at pH 4. Additionally, the recycling experiments confirmed the attractive stability of the catalysts.
Language eng
Field of Research 100708 Nanomaterials
Socio Economic Objective 970103 Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2010, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30048167

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Institute for Frontier Materials
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