Photocatalysis pp 223-240 | Cite as

Hollow or Yolk–Shell-Type Photocatalyst

  • Jinlong Zhang
  • Baozhu Tian
  • Lingzhi Wang
  • Mingyang Xing
  • Juying Lei
Part of the Lecture Notes in Chemistry book series (LNC, volume 100)


The emerging hollow and yolk–shell-type photocatalyst composites show attractive photocatalytic performance by multifunction assembly, accelerating the separation of photocatalytic induced hole–electron and enhancing the light absorption efficiency. Meanwhile, more active sites can be formed due to the exposed inner surface of the shell. This chapter focuses on providing a state-of-the-art introduction about the synthesis routes and photocatalytic application of this kind of composites.


Hollow Yolk–shell Multifunction Hole–electron separation Light scattering 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jinlong Zhang
    • 1
  • Baozhu Tian
    • 1
  • Lingzhi Wang
    • 1
  • Mingyang Xing
    • 1
  • Juying Lei
    • 1
  1. 1.Key Laboratory for Advanced Materials & Institute of Fine ChemicalsEast China University of Science & TechnologyShanghaiChina

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