A facile synthesis and properties of bismuth vanadate (BiVO4) photocatalyst by hydrothermal method

Nguyen, Duy Trinh and Hoang, Ho Huy and Linh, Nong Xuan and Nguyen, Huu Vinh and Vu, Hien Thi and Nguyen, Hai Thanh and Vo, Dai-Viet N. and Do, Sy Trung and Lam, Tri Duc (2019) A facile synthesis and properties of bismuth vanadate (BiVO4) photocatalyst by hydrothermal method. In: IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 2018 the 6th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Civil Engineering, 21-22 December 2018 , Xiamen, China. pp. 1-5., 542 (012059). ISSN 1757-8981 (Print), 1757-899X (Online)

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Abstract

In this study, BiVO4 photocatalysts were synthesized by hydrothermal method using Bi(NO3)3 5H2O and NH4VO3 as raw materials followed by calcination at different temperatures in the range from 350 °C to 600 °C. The as-synthesized BiVO4 samples were characterized by a number of physicochemical techniques including X-ray diffraction (XRD), Raman analysis, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), and UV-Visible (UV-Vis) light diffuse reflectance spectrophotometry. The effect of temperatures calcination on structure, surface morphology, visible-light photocatalytic activity and light absorption performance of BiVO4 was discussed in details.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Bismuth vanadates; Diffuse reflectance spectrophotometries; Effect of temperature; Facile synthesis; Hydrothermal methods
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering
Depositing User: Mrs Norsaini Abdul Samat
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2019 08:56
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2019 08:56
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/26321
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