Ag-Si artificial microflowers for plasmon-enhanced solar water splitting

Chih Jung Chen, Ming Guei Chen, Chih Kai Chen, Pin Chieh Wu, Po Tzu Chen, Mrinmoyee Basu, Shu Fen Hu, Din Ping Tsai, Ru Shi Liu

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We prepared Ag-Si microflowers as the photocathode for water splitting through a facile chemical method. The photocurrent and the hydrogen evolution rate of partially Ag particle decorated-Si microwires were enhanced through the synergistic effects of Ag co-catalytic and plasmonic assistance. This journal is

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)549-552
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 11

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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