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Immobilization of CdS nanoparticles formed in reverse micelles onto aluminosilicate supports and their photocatalytic properties.
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PMID:  15927620     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
CdS nanoparticles, prepared in reverse micellar system, were immobilized onto thiol-modified aluminosilicate particles (ASSH) by a simple operation: addition of ASSH in the micellar solution and mild stirring. The resulting CdS nanoparticles-aluminosilicate composites (ASCdS) were used as photocatalysts for H2 generation from 2-propanol aqueous solution. The chemical properties of the aluminosilicate, such as affinity for water and other reactants, were found to affect the photocatalytic property of the CdS nanoparticles immobilized. Zeolite particles, having affinity for water and 2-propanol, gave a good ASCdS photocatalyst with respect to H2 generation.
Authors:
Takayuki Hirai; Yoko Bando
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of colloid and interface science     Volume:  288     ISSN:  0021-9797     ISO Abbreviation:  J Colloid Interface Sci     Publication Date:  2005 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-06-01     Completed Date:  2006-11-06     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0043125     Medline TA:  J Colloid Interface Sci     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  513-6     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Research Center for Solar Energy Chemistry, Osaka University, and Division of Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka 560-8531, Japan.
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