Catalysis Letters

, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 217–222

Improvement of nickel-loaded K4Nb6O17 photocatalyst for the decomposition of H2O

Authors

  • K. Sayama
    • Research Laboratory of Resources UtilizationTokyo Institute of Technology
  • A. Tanaka
    • Research Laboratory of Resources UtilizationTokyo Institute of Technology
    • Nikon Co.
  • K. Domen
    • Research Laboratory of Resources UtilizationTokyo Institute of Technology
  • K. Maruya
    • Research Laboratory of Resources UtilizationTokyo Institute of Technology
  • T. Onishi
    • Research Laboratory of Resources UtilizationTokyo Institute of Technology
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF00765937

Cite this article as:
Sayama, K., Tanaka, A., Domen, K. et al. Catal Lett (1990) 4: 217. doi:10.1007/BF00765937

Abstract

The activity of a Ni-loaded K4Nb6O17 photocatalyst for an overall water splitting was enhanced by the addition of alkaline hydroxide (KOH, NaOH) into the aqueous impregnation solution. The quantum efficiency was 5.3% (330 nm) at the optimum condition.

Photocatalystwater decompositionlayered compound

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