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August 29, 2016

VIP: Decorating CoP and Pt Nanoparticles on Graphitic Carbon Nitride Nanosheets to Promote Overall Water Splitting by Conjugated Polymers

Decorating CoP and Pt Nanoparticles on Graphitic Carbon Nitride Nanosheets to Promote Overall Water Splitting by Conjugated Polymers

Two are better than one: Graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4)-modified co-catalysts with two different functions are prepared to achieve overall water splitting under visible light irradiation in the absence of any sacrificial agent. CoP colloidal nanocrystals and Pt nanoparticles act as co-catalysts that not only effectively suppress the recombination of carriers but also greatly enhance reaction kinetics. However, it is important to achieve pure water splitting that a suitable loading of the co-catalysts is chosen.

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