Paper Title:
Characterization and Visible-Light Photocatalytic Activity of Nano-Bi2MoO6 Catalysts Prepared by Hydrothermal Process
  Abstract

The Nano-Bi2MoO6 was prepared using Bi(NO3)3•5H2O and Na2MoO4•2H2O as starting materials by a hydrothermal process. The prepared Bi2MoO6 product was characterized by powder X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and UV-visible diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS). It was found that the prepared nano-Bi2MoO6 show narrow band gap of 2.88 eV. Consequently, the prepared nano-Bi2MoO6 show high visible-light photocatalytic activity for decomposition of Rhodamine B in comparison with the commercial Degussa P25, which was ascribed to the visible-light absorption.

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Chapter
Chapter 6: New Materials and Advanced Materials
Edited by
Huixuan Zhang, Ye Han, Fuxiao Chen and Jiuba Wen
Pages
803-806
DOI
10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.117-119.803
Citation
P. S. Tang, H. F. Chen, F. Cao, G. X. Pan, M. H. Xu, "Characterization and Visible-Light Photocatalytic Activity of Nano-Bi2MoO6 Catalysts Prepared by Hydrothermal Process", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 117-119, pp. 803-806, 2012
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October 2011
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