Get access

Visible-Light-Driven H2 Generation from Water and CO2 Conversion by Using a Zwitterionic Cyclometalated Iridium(III) Complex

Authors

  • Yong-Jun Yuan,

    1. Eco-Materials and Renewable Energy Research Center, National Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, NO. 22, Hankou Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210093 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 25-8368-6632
    Search for more papers by this author
  • Dr. Zhen-Tao Yu,

    Corresponding author
    1. Eco-Materials and Renewable Energy Research Center, National Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, NO. 22, Hankou Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210093 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 25-8368-6632
    • Eco-Materials and Renewable Energy Research Center, National Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, NO. 22, Hankou Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210093 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 25-8368-6632
    Search for more papers by this author
  • Xiao-Yu Chen,

    1. Eco-Materials and Renewable Energy Research Center, National Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, NO. 22, Hankou Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210093 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 25-8368-6632
    Search for more papers by this author
  • Ji-Yuan Zhang,

    1. Eco-Materials and Renewable Energy Research Center, National Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, NO. 22, Hankou Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210093 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 25-8368-6632
    Search for more papers by this author
  • Prof. Dr. Zhi-Gang Zou

    Corresponding author
    1. Eco-Materials and Renewable Energy Research Center, National Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, NO. 22, Hankou Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210093 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 25-8368-6632
    • Eco-Materials and Renewable Energy Research Center, National Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, NO. 22, Hankou Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210093 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 25-8368-6632
    Search for more papers by this author

Abstract

original image

From light comes hydrogen: Photosensitizer [Ir(4-CF3bt)2(Hbpdc)] behaves as a very active promoter towards H2 evolution from water when irradiated with visible light (see figure). A remarkable selective-photoreduction for CO2 was also achieved.

Ancillary