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Investigation of Nitrogen, Carbon Nanostructures and Their Composites as Photo- and Electro-Catalysts

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posted on 01.05.2018, 02:26 authored by XIAOFANG CHEN
The nitrogen-rich and nitrogen-doped carbon sheets have gained attention as effective photo-and electro-catalysts for photocatalysis and oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) due to their optical, electronic, thermal and mechanical properties. In this thesis, efficient synthesis methods were developed to improve the catalytic performance of carbon, nitrogen-based catalysts. The mechanism of catalytic reactions was investigated to the better design of catalysts for specifical applications.

History

Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Huanting Wang

Additional supervisor 1

Yonggang Zhu

Year of Award

2018

Department, School or Centre

Chemical Engineering

Additional Institution or Organisation

CSIRO

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Engineering