Photoactive WS2 nanosheets bearing plasmonic nanoparticles for visible light-driven reduction of nitrophenol

Hye Rim Lee, Jung Hyun Park, Faizan Raza, Dabin Yim, Su Ji Jeon, Hye In Kim, Ki Wan Bong, Jong Ho Kim

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Semiconducting WS2 nanohybrids with different sizes of silver nanoparticles are designed via amine-assisted in situ reduction and growth of Ag+ ions. These nanohybrids exhibit characteristic photocatalytic activity for the reduction of 4-nitrophenol as a function of their structure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6150-6153
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number36
Publication statusPublished - 2016


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Catalysis
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Metals and Alloys

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