Core-shell structured TiO2@polydopamine for highly active visible-light photocatalysis

Wen-Xin Mao, Xi-Jie Lin, Wei Zhang, Zi-Xiang Chi, Rong-Wen Lyu, An-Min Cao, Li-Jun Wan

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This communication reports that the TiO2@polydopamine nanocomposite with a core-shell structure could be a highly active photocatalyst working under visible light. A very thin layer of polydopamine at around 1 nm was found to be critical for the degradation of Rhodamine B.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7122-7125
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number44
Publication statusPublished - 4 Jun 2016
Externally publishedYes

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