Inorganic perovskite photocatalysts for solar energy utilization

Zhang, Guan, Liu, Gang, Wang, Lianzhou and Irvine, John T. S. (2016) Inorganic perovskite photocatalysts for solar energy utilization. Chemical Society Reviews, 45 21: 5951-5984. doi:10.1039/c5cs00769k


Author Zhang, Guan
Liu, Gang
Wang, Lianzhou
Irvine, John T. S.
Title Inorganic perovskite photocatalysts for solar energy utilization
Journal name Chemical Society Reviews   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1460-4744
0306-0012
Publication date 2016-11-07
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1039/c5cs00769k
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 45
Issue 21
Start page 5951
End page 5984
Total pages 34
Place of publication Cambridge, United Kingdom
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Language eng
Abstract The development and utilization of solar energy in environmental remediation and water splitting is being intensively studied worldwide. During the past few decades, tremendous efforts have been devoted to developing non-toxic, low-cost, efficient and stable photocatalysts for water splitting and environmental remediation. To date, several hundreds of photocatalysts mainly based on metal oxides, sulfides and (oxy)nitrides with different structures and compositions have been reported. Among them, perovskite oxides and their derivatives (layered perovskite oxides) comprise a large family of semiconductor photocatalysts because of their structural simplicity and flexibility. This review specifically focuses on the general background of perovskite and its related materials, summarizes the recent development of perovskite photocatalysts and their applications in water splitting and environmental remediation, discusses the theoretical modelling and calculation of perovskite photocatalysts and presents the key challenges and perspectives on the research of perovskite photocatalysts.
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