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Chemical Research in Chinese Universities

, Volume 34, Issue 5, pp 705–710 | Cite as

Au Nanoparticles Loaded on Hollow TiO2 Microspheres with (001) Exposed Facets: a Strategy for Promoting Photocatalytic Performance

  • Shumin Wang
  • Xiaoxia Yan
  • Yan Zhu
  • Dongmei Deng
  • Haibo He
  • Liqiang Luo
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Abstract

Au nanoparticles loaded TiO2 hollow microspheres with exposed (001) facets(Au-HTFs) were synthesized through template-free hydrothermal process combined with a chemical reduction role. Au-HTFs displayed excellent photocatalytic activity in catalyzing oxidization reaction in organic pollutant system, which originates from the synergistic effect of the reactive (001) facets and Au nanoparticles with a wide range of absorption in visible region based on localized surface plasmon resonance effect. The unique synergistic effect could largely increase the photocatalytic performance resulting from the improvements of both the visible light aborption and the recombination of electron-hole pairs. Our findings revealed that among Au-HTFs with different Au loading percentages, Au-HTFs with 2%(mass fraction) Au loading possessed the superior photocatalytic activity.

Keywords

Hollow TiO2 microsphere Exposed facet Gold nanoparticle Photocatalysis 

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© Jilin University, The Editorial Department of Chemical Research in Chinese Universities and Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of SciencesShanghai UniversityShanghaiP. R. China

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