Catalysis Letters

, Volume 58, Issue 4, pp 241–243

Photocatalytic H2 evolution under visible light irradiation on Zn1-xCuxS solid solution

  • Akihiko Kudo
  • Masahiko Sekizawa

DOI: 10.1023/A:1019067025917

Cite this article as:
Kudo, A. & Sekizawa, M. Catalysis Letters (1999) 58: 241. doi:10.1023/A:1019067025917


The H2 evolution reaction from an aqueous Na2SO3 solution proceeded with 3.7% quantum yield under visible light irradiation (λ > 420 nm) on a Zn0.957Cu0.043S solid solution photocatalyst without co‐catalysts such as Pt.

photocatalystsolid solutionCuS–ZnSvisible light responseH2 evolution

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akihiko Kudo
    • 1
  • Masahiko Sekizawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied ChemistryFaculty of Science, Science University of TokyoShinjuku‐ku, TokyoJapan