Next Article in Journal
DOPO-Functionalized Molybdenum Disulfide and its Impact on the Thermal Properties of Polyethylene and Poly(Lactic Acid) Composites
Previous Article in Journal
Synthesis of Mn0.5Zn0.5SmxEuxFe1.8−2xO4 Nanoparticles via the Hydrothermal Approach Induced Anti-Cancer and Anti-Bacterial Activities
Open AccessArticle

One-Step Hydrothermal Synthesis of P25 @ Few Layered MoS2 Nanosheets toward Enhanced Bi-catalytic Activities: Photocatalysis and Electrocatalysis

1
School of Physics, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150001, China
2
College of Physical Science & Technology, Yangzhou University, Yangzhou 225002, China
3
College of Science & Information, Qingdao Agricultural University, Qingdao 266109, China
*
Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Nanomaterials 2019, 9(11), 1636; https://doi.org/10.3390/nano9111636
Received: 24 October 2019 / Revised: 9 November 2019 / Accepted: 11 November 2019 / Published: 18 November 2019
P25 loaded few layered molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) nanosheets ([email protected]2) are successfully synthesized through a facile one-step hydrothermal process. The bi-catalytic activities, i.e., photocatalytic and electrocatalytic activities, of the as-prepared nanomaterials have been investigated. For the as-prepared products, the photocatalytic performances were investigated by degrading simulated pollutant under sunlight irradiation, and the hydrogen evolution reaction evaluated the electrocatalytic performances. The results indicate that [email protected]2 possesses excellent activities in both photocatalysis and electrocatalysis. The presence of MoS2 broadens the light absorption range of P25 and improves the separation and transformation efficiency of photogenerated carriers, thus improving its photocatalytic performance. The existence of P25 inhibits the aggregation of MoS2 to form more dispersed MoS2 nanosheets with only few layers increasing its active sites. Thereby, the electrocatalytic performance is heightened. The excellent multifunction makes the as-prepared [email protected]2 a promising material in the fields of environment and energy. View Full-Text
Keywords: P25; MoS2; bi-catalysis; photocatalysis; electrocatlysis P25; MoS2; bi-catalysis; photocatalysis; electrocatlysis
Show Figures

Graphical abstract

MDPI and ACS Style

Zhou, F.; Zhang, Z.; Wang, Z.; Wang, Y.; Xu, L.; Wang, Q.; Liu, W. One-Step Hydrothermal Synthesis of P25 @ Few Layered MoS2 Nanosheets toward Enhanced Bi-catalytic Activities: Photocatalysis and Electrocatalysis. Nanomaterials 2019, 9, 1636.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats
Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Article Access Map by Country/Region

1
Back to TopTop