Ca2-αLaαNb3-βXβO10 Nanosheet Photocatalyst for Hydrogen Generation from Water Splitting

Hitomi Ohmagari, Mohammad Razaul Karim, Yuta Shudo, Shintaro Ida, Ryo Ohtani, Shinya Hayami

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Ca2-αLNb3-βXβO10 nanosheets ((α, β=0-0.14), X= Rh(LaRh), Mn(LaMn), Fe(LaFe), Ni(LaNi)) were synthesized by exfoliation using the surfactant aided sonication method. These nanosheets demonstrated superior photocatalytic activities for water splitting into hydrogen at room temperature. SEM-EDX images and spectra confirmed the morphology and composition of the materials where doped metal precursors inserted into the heterogeneous structure aided the photocatalytic activity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2847-2854
Number of pages8
JournalMRS Advances
Issue number47-48
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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