Visible-light-promoted gas-phase water splitting using porous WO3/BiVO4 photoanodes

T. Stoll, G. Zafeiropoulos, I. Dogan, H. Genuit, R. Lavrijsen, B. Koopmans, M.N. Tsampas

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Abstract

We recently described the use of Ti(0) microfibers as an anodization substrate for the preparation of TiO2 nanotubes arrays as porous photoanodes. Here, we report the use of these fibers as a scaffold to build porous photoanodes based on a WO3/BiVO4 heterojunction. The obtained photoelectrodes show promising results under visible light irradiation for water oxidation both in a typical liquid-phase photoelectrochemical setup and in a gas phase reactor (developed in-house) based on a polymeric electrolyte membrane.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-51
Number of pages5
JournalElectrochemistry Communications
Volume82
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2017

Keywords

  • Gas phase water-splitting
  • Photoelectrochemical H production
  • Polymeric electrolyte membrane
  • Visible light
  • WO/BiVO photoanode

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