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Liquid metal/metal oxide frameworks with incorporated Ga2O3 for photocatalysis

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posted on 2024-06-13, 10:53 authored by W Zhang, BS Naidu, JZ Ou, AP O'Mullane, AF Chrimes, BJ Carey, Y Wang, S-Y Tang, V Sivan, A Mitchell, SK Bhargava, K Kalantar-Zadeh
Solvothermally synthesized Ga2O3 nanoparticles are incorporated into liquid metal/metal oxide (LM/MO) frameworks in order to form enhanced photocatalytic systems. The LM/MO frameworks, both with and without incorporated Ga2O3 nanoparticles, show photocatalytic activity due to a plasmonic effect where performance is related to the loading of Ga2O3 nanoparticles. Optimum photocatalytic efficiency is obtained with 1 wt % incorporation of Ga2O3 nanoparticles. This can be attributed to the sub-bandgap states of LM/MO frameworks, contributing to pseudo-ohmic contacts which reduce the free carrier injection barrier to Ga2O3.

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Journal

ACS applied materials and interfaces

Volume

7

Pagination

1943-1948

Location

Washington, D.C.

ISSN

1944-8244

eISSN

1944-8252

Language

eng

Publication classification

C Journal article, C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

Copyright notice

2014, American Chemical Society

Issue

3

Publisher

American Chemical Society

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