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Low-dimensional nanostructured photocatalysts

Abstract

Low-dimensional nanostructures are a promising class of ideal high-performance candidates for energy storage and conversion owing to their unique structural, optical, and chemical properties. Low-dimensional nanostructured photocatalysts have attracted ever-growing research attention. In this review, we mainly emphasize on summarizing the 0-, 1-, and 2-dimensional nanostructured photocatalysts systematically, including their photocatalytic performance, synthesis methods, and theoretical analysis. From the viewpoint of dimension, we try to figure out the way to design more high-efficiency photocatalysts towards numerous applications in the field of solar energy conversion, hoping to promote efficient control and rational development of photocatalysts.

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Xu, HM., Wang, HC., Shen, Y. et al. Low-dimensional nanostructured photocatalysts. J Adv Ceram 4, 159–182 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40145-015-0159-8

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