Solvothermal synthesis of graphene–CdS nanocomposites for highly efficient visible-light photocatalyst

Graphene–CdS nanocomposites were successfully synthesized via a facile and efficient solvothermal route

Fengzhen Liu; Xin Shao; Jinqing Wang; Shengrong Yang; Huaiyong Li; Xianhua Meng; Xuehua Liu; Min Wang

2012

Scholarcy highlights

  • Graphene–CdS nanocomposites were successfully synthesized via a facile and efficient solvothermal route
  • The structure and composition of the obtained nanocomposites were studied by means of X-ray diffraction, scanning electronic microscopy, transmission electron microscopy, Fourier transform infrared spectrometer, X-ray photoelectron spectra, and UV–Vis spectrophotometry
  • XRD result showed that the CdS nanorods crystallized in a hexagonal structure
  • SEM and TEM observations demonstrated that a homogeneous distribution of CdS nanorods on the graphene nanosheets was formed
  • The starting graphite oxide sheets were reduced to GNS due to the solvothermal treatment in EDA solution and promoted the formation of G/CdS composites during the hydrothermal period

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