Porphyrin-Based Nanostructures for Photocatalytic Applications
AbstractWell-defined organic nanostructures with controllable size and morphology are increasingly exploited in optoelectronic devices. As promising building blocks, porphyrins have demonstrated great potentials in visible-light photocatalytic applications, because of their electrical, optical and catalytic properties. From this perspective, we have summarized the recent significant advances on the design and photocatalytic applications of porphyrin-based nanostructures. The rational strategies, such as texture or crystal modification and interfacial heterostructuring, are described. The applications of the porphyrin-based nanostructures in photocatalytic pollutant degradation and hydrogen evolution are presented. Finally, the ongoing challenges and opportunities for the future development of porphyrin nanostructures in high-quality nanodevices are also proposed. View Full-Text
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Chen, Y.; Li, A.; Huang, Z.-H.; Wang, L.-N.; Kang, F. Porphyrin-Based Nanostructures for Photocatalytic Applications. Nanomaterials 2016, 6, 51.
Chen Y, Li A, Huang Z-H, Wang L-N, Kang F. Porphyrin-Based Nanostructures for Photocatalytic Applications. Nanomaterials. 2016; 6(3):51.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chen, Yingzhi; Li, Aoxiang; Huang, Zheng-Hong; Wang, Lu-Ning; Kang, Feiyu. 2016. "Porphyrin-Based Nanostructures for Photocatalytic Applications." Nanomaterials 6, no. 3: 51.