Enhancement of the Visible Light Photocatalytic Activity of C-Doped TiO2 Nanomaterials Prepared by a Green Synthetic Approach

The results indicate that the promotive effect of the post-thermal treatment can be attributed to the changes of the catalysts’ surface and optical properties

Fan Dong; Sen Guo; Haiqiang Wang; Xiaofang Li; Zhongbiao Wu


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  • Mesoporous C-doped TiO2 nanomaterials with an anatase phase are prepared by a one-pot green synthetic approach using sucrose as a carbon-doping source for the first time
  • Physicochemical properties of the samples are characterized in detail by X-ray diffraction, Raman spectroscopy, N2 adsorption–desorption isotherms, transmission electron microscopy, Fourier transform-infrared spectroscopy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, UV–vis diffuse reflectance spectroscopy, and photoluminescence
  • The facile post-thermal treatment provides a new route for potential industrial applications of C-doped TiO2 nanomaterials prepared by a green approach owing to its low cost and easy scale-up
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