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Title: Bandgap Tunability in Sb-Alloyed BiVO 4 Quaternary Oxides as Visible Light Absorbers for Solar Fuel Applications

Abstract

Here, the challenge of fine compositional tuning and microstructure control in complex oxides is overcome by developing a general two-step synthetic approach. Antimony-alloyed bismuth vanadate, which is identified as a novel light absorber for solar fuel applications, is prepared in a wide compositional range. The bandgap of this quaternary oxide linearly decreases with the Sb content, in agreement with first-principles calculations.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [1];  [3];  [4];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [5]
  1. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States). Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis and Materials Science Division
  2. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States). The Molecular Foundry
  3. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States). Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis
  4. National Research Council, Bari (Italy). Institute of Crystallography
  5. Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley CA 94720 USA; Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, One Cyclotron Road Berkeley CA 94720 USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1469124
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Advanced Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 27; Journal Issue: 42; Journal ID: ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Loiudice, Anna, Ma, Jie, Drisdell, Walter S., Mattox, Tracy M., Cooper, Jason K., Thao, Timothy, Giannini, Cinzia, Yano, Junko, Wang, Lin-Wang, Sharp, Ian D., and Buonsanti, Raffaella. Bandgap Tunability in Sb-Alloyed BiVO 4 Quaternary Oxides as Visible Light Absorbers for Solar Fuel Applications. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1002/adma.201502361.
Loiudice, Anna, Ma, Jie, Drisdell, Walter S., Mattox, Tracy M., Cooper, Jason K., Thao, Timothy, Giannini, Cinzia, Yano, Junko, Wang, Lin-Wang, Sharp, Ian D., & Buonsanti, Raffaella. Bandgap Tunability in Sb-Alloyed BiVO 4 Quaternary Oxides as Visible Light Absorbers for Solar Fuel Applications. United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201502361.
Loiudice, Anna, Ma, Jie, Drisdell, Walter S., Mattox, Tracy M., Cooper, Jason K., Thao, Timothy, Giannini, Cinzia, Yano, Junko, Wang, Lin-Wang, Sharp, Ian D., and Buonsanti, Raffaella. Mon . "Bandgap Tunability in Sb-Alloyed BiVO 4 Quaternary Oxides as Visible Light Absorbers for Solar Fuel Applications". United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201502361.
@article{osti_1469124,
title = {Bandgap Tunability in Sb-Alloyed BiVO 4 Quaternary Oxides as Visible Light Absorbers for Solar Fuel Applications},
author = {Loiudice, Anna and Ma, Jie and Drisdell, Walter S. and Mattox, Tracy M. and Cooper, Jason K. and Thao, Timothy and Giannini, Cinzia and Yano, Junko and Wang, Lin-Wang and Sharp, Ian D. and Buonsanti, Raffaella},
abstractNote = {Here, the challenge of fine compositional tuning and microstructure control in complex oxides is overcome by developing a general two-step synthetic approach. Antimony-alloyed bismuth vanadate, which is identified as a novel light absorber for solar fuel applications, is prepared in a wide compositional range. The bandgap of this quaternary oxide linearly decreases with the Sb content, in agreement with first-principles calculations.},
doi = {10.1002/adma.201502361},
journal = {Advanced Materials},
issn = {0935-9648},
number = 42,
volume = 27,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {9}
}

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