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Ag-modified Ultrathin Bi12O17Cl2 Nanosheets: Photo-assisted Ag Exfoliation Systhesis and Enhanced Photocatalytic Performance

Abstract

Ultrathin Bi12O17Cl2 nanosheets, with the thickness of 3∼4 nm, were prepared by photo-assisted Ag exfoliation method. This method not only achieves the thickness regulation, but also introduces the elemental silver on the surfaces of ultrathin Bi12O17Cl2 nanosheets. The obtained ultrathin Bi12O17Cl2 nanosheets modified with Ag show an enhanced visible light absorption, improved carriers generation and separation efficiency under visible light irradiation. Its photocatalytic performance for rhodamine B (RhB) degradation is 5 times higher than that of bulk Bi12O17Cl2. It is expected that the present synthetic strategy may provide a new design concept for the fabrication of ultrathin structures.

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The article was received on 09 Feb 2018, accepted on 02 Apr 2018 and first published on 04 Apr 2018


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C8TA01403E
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
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    Ag-modified Ultrathin Bi12O17Cl2 Nanosheets: Photo-assisted Ag Exfoliation Systhesis and Enhanced Photocatalytic Performance

    Y. Wang, X. Huang, K. Wang, L. Zhang, B. Wang, Z. Fang, Y. Zhao, F. Gao, P. Liu and W. Feng, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C8TA01403E

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