Electronic Materials Letters

, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp 211–218 | Cite as

Atomic thin titania nanosheet-coupled reduced graphene oxide 2D heterostructures for enhanced photocatalytic activity and fast lithium storage

  • Dong Jun Li
  • Zhegang Huang
  • Tae Hoon Hwang
  • Rekha Narayan
  • Jang Wook Choi
  • Sang Ouk Kim
Article

Abstract

Realizing practical high performance materials and devices using the properties of 2D materials is of key research interest in the materials science field. In particular, building well-defined heterostructures using more than two different 2D components in a rational way is highly desirable. In this paper, a 2D heterostructure consisting of atomic thin titania nanosheets densely grown on reduced graphene oxide surface is successfully prepared through incorporating polymer functionalized graphene oxide into the novel TiO2 nanosheets synthesis scheme. As a result of the synergistic combination of a highly accessible surface area and abundant interface, which can modulate the physicochemical properties, the resultant heterostructure can be used in high efficiency visible light photocatalysis as well as fast energy storage with a long lifecycle.

Keywords

titania nanosheets reduced graphene oxide heterostructure photocatalysis lithium battery 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dong Jun Li
    • 1
  • Zhegang Huang
    • 1
  • Tae Hoon Hwang
    • 2
  • Rekha Narayan
    • 1
  • Jang Wook Choi
    • 2
  • Sang Ouk Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.National Creative Research Initiative Center for Multi-Dimensional Directed Nanoscale Assembly, Department of Materials Science & EngineeringKorea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)DaejeonKorea
  2. 2.Graduate School of EEWS (WCU)Korea Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyDaejeonKorea

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