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Design and Development of Heteroatom Doped Graphene-based Photocatalyst and its Application in Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution

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posted on 28.09.2018 by LUTFI KURNIANDITIA PUTRI
Climate change and fossil fuels exhaustion have triggered many sustainable energy harvesting endeavors. Harnessing solar energy via photocatalysis into storable chemical form to potentially power cars and run electricity is an attractive prospect. An example of this ‘solar fuel’ is the energy-rich hydrogen obtained by photocatalytic water splitting. Coincidentally, graphene, an allotrope of carbon, has infiltrated photocatalysis due to its outstanding properties. This project explores the implication of introducing heteroatom doping of graphene in photocatalysis and the consequential properties entailed to it.

History

Campus location

Malaysia

Principal supervisor

Chai Siang

Additional supervisor 1

Chang Wei Sea

Year of Award

2018

Department, School or Centre

School of Engineering (Monash University Malaysia)

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Engineering

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