Graphene oxide as a promising photocatalyst for CO2to methanol conversion

Photocatalytic conversion of carbon dioxide to hydrocarbons such as methanol makes possible simultaneous solar energy harvesting and CO2reduction, two birds with one stone for the energy and environmental issues

Hsin-Cheng Hsu; Indrajit Shown; Hsieh-Yu Wei; Yu-Chung Chang; He-Yun Du; Yan-Gu Lin; Chi-Ang Tseng; Chen-Hao Wang; Li-Chyong Chen; Yu-Chuan Lin; Kuei-Hsien Chen

2012

Scholarcy highlights

  • Photocatalytic conversion of carbon dioxide to hydrocarbons such as methanol makes possible simultaneous solar energy harvesting and CO2reduction, two birds with one stone for the energy and environmental issues
  • The photocatalytic CO2 to methanol conversion rate on modified graphene oxide is 0.172 μmol g cat−1 h−1 under visible light, which is six-fold higher than the pure TiO2
  • Graphene oxide as a promising photocatalyst for CO2 to methanol conversion

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