SWCNT Photocatalyst for Hydrogen Production from Water upon Photoexcitation of (8, 3) SWCNT at 680-nm Light

@article{Murakami2017SWCNTPF,
  title={SWCNT Photocatalyst for Hydrogen Production from Water upon Photoexcitation of (8, 3) SWCNT at 680-nm Light},
  author={Noritake Murakami and Yuto Tango and Hideaki Miyake and Tomoyuki Tajima and Yuta Nishina and Wataru Kurashige and Yuichi Negishi and Yutaka Takaguchi},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2017},
  volume={7}
}
Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) are potentially strong optical absorbers with tunable absorption bands depending on their chiral indices (n, m). Their application for solar energy conversion is difficult because of the large binding energy (>100 meV) of electron-hole pairs, known as excitons, produced by optical absorption. Recent development of photovoltaic devices based on SWCNTs as light-absorbing components have shown that the creation of heterojunctions by pairing chirality… Expand
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