A general method for the synthesis of graphene-metal sulphide nanosheets
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One general method was developed for the synthesis of graphene-metal sulphide nanoplates. This method was utilized for the syntheses of graphene-CdS nanoplates (G-CdS nanoplates), graphene-CuS nanoplates (G-CuS nanoplates), and graphene-SnS nanoplates (G-SnS nanoplates). As a concept proof, the G-CdS nanoplates were selected as the model to evaluate the photocatalytic activity, whereas a significant enhancement in the photoactivity was observed. This method demonstrated a general approach towards the fabrication of graphene-metal sulphide nanoplates as promising for the photocatalytic fields.
KeywordsGraphene Metal sulphide nanoplates Photocatalysts Synthesis methods
This work was supported by the Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC, No. 50972043), the Construct Program of the Key Discipline in Hunan Province and Project of the Natural Science Foundation of Hunan Province (2017JJ2191), and the General project of Hunan Provincial Education Department (14C0793).
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