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Enhanced photocatalytic activity of quantum-confined tungsten trioxidenanoparticles in mesoporous silica

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Abstract

Due to quantum confinement effects, tungsten trioxide nanoparticles ∼1.4 nm in diameter prepared in channels of mesoporous silica exhibited a widened bandgap and enhanced photocatalytic performance in the decomposition of benzene.

Graphical abstract: Enhanced photocatalytic activity of quantum-confined tungsten trioxide nanoparticles in mesoporous silica

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Submitted
23 Mar 2010
Accepted
27 May 2010
First published
18 Jun 2010

Chem. Commun., 2010,46, 5286-5288
Article type
Communication

Enhanced photocatalytic activity of quantum-confined tungsten trioxide nanoparticles in mesoporous silica

D. Tanaka, Y. Oaki and H. Imai, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 5286
DOI: 10.1039/C0CC00540A

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