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P25@CoAl layered double hydroxide heterojunction nanocomposites for CO2 photocatalytic reduction. / Kumar, Santosh; Isaacs, Mark A.; Trofimovaite, Rima; Durndell, Lee; Parlett, Christopher M A; Douthwaite, Richard E.; Coulson, Ben; Cockett, Martin C R; Wilson, Karen; Lee, Adam F.

In: APPLIED CATALYSIS B-ENVIRONMENTAL, Vol. 209, 15.07.2017, p. 394-404.

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Kumar, S, Isaacs, MA, Trofimovaite, R, Durndell, L, Parlett, CMA, Douthwaite, RE, Coulson, B, Cockett, MCR, Wilson, K & Lee, AF 2017, 'P25@CoAl layered double hydroxide heterojunction nanocomposites for CO2 photocatalytic reduction', APPLIED CATALYSIS B-ENVIRONMENTAL, vol. 209, pp. 394-404. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2017.03.006

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Kumar, S., Isaacs, M. A., Trofimovaite, R., Durndell, L., Parlett, C. M. A., Douthwaite, R. E., ... Lee, A. F. (2017). P25@CoAl layered double hydroxide heterojunction nanocomposites for CO2 photocatalytic reduction. APPLIED CATALYSIS B-ENVIRONMENTAL, 209, 394-404. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2017.03.006

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Kumar S, Isaacs MA, Trofimovaite R, Durndell L, Parlett CMA, Douthwaite RE et al. P25@CoAl layered double hydroxide heterojunction nanocomposites for CO2 photocatalytic reduction. APPLIED CATALYSIS B-ENVIRONMENTAL. 2017 Jul 15;209:394-404. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2017.03.006

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Kumar, Santosh ; Isaacs, Mark A. ; Trofimovaite, Rima ; Durndell, Lee ; Parlett, Christopher M A ; Douthwaite, Richard E. ; Coulson, Ben ; Cockett, Martin C R ; Wilson, Karen ; Lee, Adam F. / P25@CoAl layered double hydroxide heterojunction nanocomposites for CO2 photocatalytic reduction. In: APPLIED CATALYSIS B-ENVIRONMENTAL. 2017 ; Vol. 209. pp. 394-404.

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abstract = "Artificial photosynthesis driven by inorganic photocatalysts offers a promising route to renewable solar fuels, however efficient CO2 photoreduction remains a challenge. A family of hierarchical nanocomposites, comprising P25 nanoparticles encapsulated within microporous CoAl-layered double hydroxides (CoAl-LDHs) were prepared via a one-pot hydrothermal synthesis. Heterojunction formation between the visible light absorbing CoAl-LDH and UV light absorbing P25 semiconductors extends utilisation of the solar spectrum, while the solid basicity of the CoAl-LDH increases CO2 availability at photocatalytic surfaces. Matching of the semiconductor band structures and strong donor–acceptor coupling improves photoinduced charge carrier separation and transfer via the heterojunction. Hierarchical P25@CoAl-LDH nanocomposites exhibit good activity and selectivity (>90{\%}) for aqueous CO2 photoreduction to CO, without a sacrificial hole acceptor. This represents a facile and cost-effective strategy for the design and development of LDH-based nanomaterials for efficient photocatalysis for renewable solar fuel production from particularly CO2 and water.",
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