pH dependent photocatalytic hydrogen evolution by self-assembled perylene bisimides

Nolan, Michael C., Walsh, James J., Mears, Laura L.E., Draper, Emily R., Wallace, Matthew, Barrow, Michael, Dietrich, Bart, King, Stephen M., Cowan, Alexander J. and Adams, Dave J. (2017) pH dependent photocatalytic hydrogen evolution by self-assembled perylene bisimides. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5 (16). pp. 7555-7563. ISSN 2050-7488

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Abstract

There is growing interest in the design of supramolecular structures that are photocatalytically active. Perylene bisimides can be self-assembled to produce structures for photocatalytic hydrogen evolution. Herein we explore the role of pH in controlling self-assembly and photocatalysis. It is shown that self-assembly, which occurs as the pH of the system is decreased, is required for hydrogen evolution to occur.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: chemistry(all),renewable energy, sustainability and the environment,materials science(all) ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1600
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Chemical Sciences and Pharmacy
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Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2020 03:21
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2020 00:09
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/73760
DOI: 10.1039/c7ta01845b

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