Graphene Based Composites of Metals/Metal Oxides as Photocatalysts
Graphene based metal and metal oxide composites have attracted great attention towards curing and solving various environmental issues. Further, the Honeycomb structured of graphene is an ideal nominee for various advanced application such as photovoltaics and optoelectronics etc. However, the performance of graphene based material strongly depends on the synthesis method. So, the selection of appropriate synthesis technique is important for targeted application. In the chapter we reviewed the synthesis and properties of graphene and further its role as a photocatalyst.
KeywordsGraphene Metal/metal oxides composites Photocatalyst
The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support from the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia under the Higher Institution Centre of Excellence Scheme (Project Number: R.J090301.7846.4 J201) and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia under Tier 1 Research University Grant (Project Number: Q.J130000.2546.16H40). The authors would also like to thank Research Management Centre, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia for the technical support.
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