The remarkable activity and stability of a dye-sensitized single molecular layer MoS2 ensemble for photocatalytic hydrogen production

Tiantian Jia, Molly M.J. Li, Lin Ye, Sam Wiseman, Guoliang Liu, Jin Qu, Keizo Nakagawa, S. C.Edman Tsang

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Single layer MoS2 synthesized by exfoliation with Li is demonstrated to take up the dye molecule, Eosin Y, with strong binding affinity via sulfur vacancies. This dye-sensitized single layer MoS2 ensemble exhibits remarkable activity and stability for photocatalytic hydrogen production from water.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13496-13499
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number70
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jul 2015
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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