This work was financially supported by the National Basic Research Program of China (grant number 2009CB939901) and the National Nature Science Foundation (grant numbers 11079004, 10979047, 90922016, and 11135008).
Freestanding Tin Disulfide Single-Layers Realizing Efficient Visible-Light Water Splitting†
Article first published online: 24 JUL 2012
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Angewandte Chemie International Edition
Volume 51, Issue 35, pages 8727–8731, August 27, 2012
How to Cite
Sun, Y., Cheng, H., Gao, S., Sun, Z., Liu, Q., Liu, Q., Lei, F., Yao, T., He, J., Wei, S. and Xie, Y. (2012), Freestanding Tin Disulfide Single-Layers Realizing Efficient Visible-Light Water Splitting . Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 51: 8727–8731. doi: 10.1002/anie.201204675
- Issue published online: 22 AUG 2012
- Article first published online: 24 JUL 2012
- Manuscript Received: 15 JUN 2012
- National Basic Research Program of China. Grant Number: 2009CB939901
- National Nature Science Foundation. Grant Numbers: 11079004, 10979047, 90922016, 11135008
- water splitting
Manipulation at the atomic level: Freestanding SnS2 single-layers with three atom thickness were synthesized through an exfoliation strategy (see picture). The SnS2 single-layers have an increased density of states at the valence band edge. A photoelectrode made from this material shows a visible-light conversion efficiency of 38.7 % that is superior to most existing reports.