P-Tu-BRC-125 Effect of Ni(OH)2 on the Photocatalytic Activity of δ-FeOOH Nanoparticles to Produce Hydrogen from Water Splitting

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Ballroom C (Galt House Hotel)
Thomás Rocha1, Adilson Silva2, Henrique Oliveira2, Luiz Oliveira2, Eric Garcia2 and Marcio Pereira1, (1)Universidade Federal dos Vales do Jequitinhonha e Mucuri, Brazil, (2)Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil.
In this work, we  show a simple method to prepare highly active photocatalysts based on δ-FeOOH/Ni(OH)2 nanocomposites for  H2-production. The use of low-cost Ni(OH)2 cocatalysts is a promising alternative to substitute noble metals in photocatalytic hydrogen production.

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