Photosensitized Hydrogen Evolution from Water Using a Single‐Walled Carbon Nanotube/Fullerodendron/SiO2 Coaxial Nanohybrid

@article{Tajima2011PhotosensitizedHE,
  title={Photosensitized Hydrogen Evolution from Water Using a Single‐Walled Carbon Nanotube/Fullerodendron/SiO2 Coaxial Nanohybrid},
  author={Tomoyuki Tajima and Wakako Sakata and Takaaki Wada and Akira Tsutsui and Shunsuke Nishimoto and Michihiro Miyake and Yutaka Takaguchi},
  journal={Advanced Materials},
  year={2011},
  volume={23}
}
A coaxial nanohybrid consisting of a single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT), fullerodendron, and SiO(2) shows high-efficiency light-driven hydrogen evolution from water. Upon visible light irradiation, SWCNT/fullerodendron/SiO(2) coaxial nanohybrid shows hydrogen evolution activity in the presence of methyl viologen (MV(2+)), benzyldihydronicotinamide (BNAH), and a colloidal polyvinyl alcohol(PVA)-Pt. 

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