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Title: TiO 2 /BiVO 4 Nanowire Heterostructure Photoanodes Based on Type II Band Alignment

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  1. Department of Physics, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do 200-701, South Korea
  2. Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, United States
  3. Department of Polymer Science & Engineering, Conte Polymer Research Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, United States
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Journal Name: ACS Central Science Journal Volume: 2 Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 2374-7943
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Resasco, Joaquin, Zhang, Hao, Kornienko, Nikolay, Becknell, Nigel, Lee, Hyunbok, Guo, Jinghua, Briseno, Alejandro L., and Yang, Peidong. TiO 2 /BiVO 4 Nanowire Heterostructure Photoanodes Based on Type II Band Alignment. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Resasco, Joaquin, Zhang, Hao, Kornienko, Nikolay, Becknell, Nigel, Lee, Hyunbok, Guo, Jinghua, Briseno, Alejandro L., & Yang, Peidong. TiO 2 /BiVO 4 Nanowire Heterostructure Photoanodes Based on Type II Band Alignment. United States.
Resasco, Joaquin, Zhang, Hao, Kornienko, Nikolay, Becknell, Nigel, Lee, Hyunbok, Guo, Jinghua, Briseno, Alejandro L., and Yang, Peidong. Wed . "TiO 2 /BiVO 4 Nanowire Heterostructure Photoanodes Based on Type II Band Alignment". United States.
title = {TiO 2 /BiVO 4 Nanowire Heterostructure Photoanodes Based on Type II Band Alignment},
author = {Resasco, Joaquin and Zhang, Hao and Kornienko, Nikolay and Becknell, Nigel and Lee, Hyunbok and Guo, Jinghua and Briseno, Alejandro L. and Yang, Peidong},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1021/acscentsci.5b00402},
journal = {ACS Central Science},
number = 2,
volume = 2,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {2}

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