Dense layers of vertically oriented WO3 crystals as anodes for photoelectrochemical water oxidation

Dong Dong Qin, Chun Lan Tao, Stuart A. Friesen, Tsing Hai Wang, Oomman K. Varghese, Ning Zhong Bao, Zheng Yin Yang, Thomas E. Mallouk, Craig A. Grimes

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Films of crystalline WO3 nanosheets oriented perpendicular to tungsten substrates were grown by a surfactant-free hydrothermal method, followed by sintering. The films exhibit photoelectrochemical oxygen evolution at low overpotential.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)729-731
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number5
StatePublished - Dec 12 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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