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SCIENCE CHINA Technological Sciences, Volume 62 , Issue 2 : 356-360(2019) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11431-018-9361-6

Carbon quantum dots/BiVO4 composite with enhanced photocatalytic activity

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  • ReceivedJun 21, 2018
  • AcceptedSep 18, 2018
  • PublishedJan 14, 2019

Abstract

In this study, we report the facile fabrication of a carbon quantum dots (CQDs)/BiVO4 composite with efficient photocatalytic activity. Due to the excellent upconversion photoluminescence, as well as the photo-induced electron transfer and reservoir properties of CQDs, the CQDs/BiVO4 composite exhibited superior photocatalytic performance in the degradation of rhodamine B (RhB) under the irradiation of simulated solar light. This study provides a strategy for the development of high-performance catalysts based on CQDs.


Funded by

the National Natural Science Foundation of China(Grant,Nos.,51402194,51572128)


Acknowledgment

This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 51402194, 51572128).


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