Upconversion-Agent Induced Improvement of g-C3N4 Photocatalyst under Visible Light

We report the use of upconversion agents to modify graphite carbon nitride by direct thermal condensation of a mixture of ErCl3·6H2O and the supramolecular precursor cyanuric acid-melamine

Jingsan Xu

2014

Scholarcy highlights

  • We show the enhancement of g-C3N4 photoactivity after Er3+ doping by monitoring the photodegradation of Rhodamine B dye under visible light
  • The contribution of the upconversion agent is demonstrated by measurements using only a red laser
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