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SCIENCE CHINA Materials, Volume 61, Issue 7: 1001-1006(2018) https://doi.org/10.1007/s40843-017-9209-8

Fluorescein supramolecular nanosheets: A novel organic photocatalyst for visible-light-driven H2 evolution from water

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  • ReceivedDec 10, 2017
  • AcceptedJan 4, 2018
  • PublishedFeb 10, 2018

Abstract

氢能源是未来最理想的清洁能源, 可以利用太阳能和光催化材料分解水获得. 开发廉价、资源丰富、环境友好的光催化材料, 成为近年来能源和环境领域的研究热点. 基于此, 我们报道了一种新型有机光催化材料-不含金属的荧光素超分子纳米片, 其在可见光下显示出高效的光催化分解水产氢活性, 产氢速率接近341 μmol g−1 h−1,420±10 nm的波段下表观量子效率达到1.2%. 这是荧光素超分子晶体首次被报道并应用于可见光下分解水产氢, 这一发现丰富了有机和超分子光催化剂的种类.


Funded by

Science and Technology Project of the Research Foundation of China Postdoctoral Science(2017M612710)

the National Natural Science Foundation of China(51502174)

Shenzhen Peacock Plan(827-000059)

Science and Technology Planning Project of Guangdong Province(2016B050501005)


Acknowledgment

This work was jointly supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (51502174 and 21401190), Science and Technology Project of the Research Foundation of China Postdoctoral Science (2017M612710 and 2016M592519), Shenzhen Peacock Plan (827-000059, 827-000113 and KQTD2016053112042971), Science and Technology Planning Project of Guangdong Province (2016B050501005).


Interest statement

The authors declare no conflict of interest.


Contributions statement

Zhang GQ performed the experiments, and wrote the manuscript under the guidance of Xu YS. All authors contributed to the general discussion and article revision.


Author information

Guo-Qiang Zhang received his BSc degree majored in material chemistry from Lanzhou University in 2012. Then he obtained his PhD degree at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences under the supervision of Prof. Da-Bing Li. His research interest is the semiconductor photocatalytic water spliting.

Yang-Sen Xu received his BSc degree at Yangtze University in 2006 and MSc degree at Shenzhen University in 2009 both majored in applied chemistry. He obtained his PhD in applied chemistry from the South China University of Technology in 2013 under the supervision of Prof. Wei-De Zhang. He joined Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Mater, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2013 as an assistant professor and then an associate professor. He moved to SZU-NUS Collaborative Center and International Collaborative Laboratory of 2D Materials for Optoelectronic Science & Technology in Shenzhen University in 2017. His research interest focuses on the synthesis and application of novel 2D carbon nitride based materials for energy storage and environmental protection.

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