Asymmetric zinc porphyrin-sensitized nanosized TiO2 for efficient visible-light-driven CO2 photoreduction to CO/CH4.

@article{Li2015AsymmetricZP,
  title={Asymmetric zinc porphyrin-sensitized nanosized TiO2 for efficient visible-light-driven CO2 photoreduction to CO/CH4.},
  author={Kan Li and Li Lin Lin and Tianyou Peng and Yingying Guo and Renjie Li and Jing Zhang},
  journal={Chemical communications},
  year={2015},
  volume={51 62},
  pages={12443-6}
}
Asymmetric zinc porphyrin (ZnPy) was synthesized and used to sensitize nanosized TiO2. The visible-light-driven activity of CO2 photoreduction to generate CO/CH4 in the gas phase was observed from the ZnPy-sensitized TiO2 without loading noble metal, and the mechanism was discussed.