Improved daylight-induced photocatalytic performance and suppressed photocorrosion of N-doped ZnO decorated with carbon quantum dots

S. Muthulingam, Kang Bin Bae, Rizwan Khan, In Hwan Lee, Periyayya Uthirakumar

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Abstract

Composites of N-doped ZnO decorated with carbon quantum dots were prepared as a promising strategy to enhance their photocatalytic performance in the degradation of aqueous malachite green dye. The carbon quantum dots enhanced the efficiency of the absorption of visible light and effectively separated the photogenerated electron-hole pairs, in addition to suppressing the photocorrosion of the ZnO crystals. This journal is

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46247-46251
Number of pages5
JournalRSC Advances
Volume5
Issue number57
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

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© The Royal Society of Chemistry 2015.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • General Chemical Engineering

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