Applications of Bismuth Oxyhalides

  • Mohammed A. GondalEmail author
  • Chang Xiaofeng
  • Mohamed A. Dastageer
Part of the Advanced Structured Materials book series (STRUCTMAT, volume 76)


This chapter presents some important applications of bismuth oxyhalides, particularly the material’s application as a photocatalyst in the process of water purification and water splitting. Other applications covered in this chapter are the application of bismuth oxyhalides in gas sensing, in secondary batteries, and in solar cells.


Photo-catalyst Water splitting Water purification Gas sensors Solar cell Secondary batteries 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammed A. Gondal
    • 1
    Email author
  • Chang Xiaofeng
    • 2
  • Mohamed A. Dastageer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsKing Fahd University of Petroleum and MineralsDhahranSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Department of Applied ChemistryNanjing University of Aeronautics and AstronauticsNanjingChina

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