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 48},
  pages={
          5750-4
        }
}
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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