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Inorganic perovskite photocatalysts for solar energy utilization

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Guan Zhang, Gang Liu, Lianzhou Wang, John T. S. Irvine

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The development and utilization of solar energy in environmental remediation and water splitting is being intensively studied worldwide. During the past few decades, tremendous efforts have been devoted to developing non-toxic, low-cost, efficient and stable photocatalysts for water splitting and environmental remediation. To date, several hundreds of photocatalysts mainly based on metal oxides, sulfides and (oxy)nitrides with different structures and compositions have been reported. Among them, perovskite oxides and their derivatives (layered perovskite oxides) comprise a large family of semiconductor photocatalysts because of their structural simplicity and flexibility. This review specifically focuses on the general background of perovskite and its related materials, summarizes the recent development of perovskite photocatalysts and their applications in water splitting and environmental remediation, discusses the theoretical modelling and calculation of perovskite photocatalysts and presents the key challenges and perspectives on the research of perovskite photocatalysts.
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5951-5984
Number of pages34
JournalChemical Society Reviews
Volume45
Issue number21
Early online date8 Sep 2016
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Publication statusPublished - 7 Nov 2016

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