Visible light promoted photocatalytic water oxidation: proton and electron collection: via a reversible redox dye mediator

Dominic Walsh, Noelia M. Sanchez-Ballester, Valeska P. Ting, Katsuhiko Ariga, Mark T. Weller

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Visible light promoted photocatalytic water oxidations were conducted using a homogenous cobalt complex as a catalyst that was absorbed onto a silica gel substrate. The porous SiO2 contained Ru(bpy)3 2+ as a light harvester and the redox quinone analogue DCPIP as a reversible electron mediator as a step towards utilization of protons and electrons liberated in water oxidations for solar fuels.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3718-3722
Number of pages5
JournalCatalysis Science and Technology
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jun 2016


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