Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Energy, Power and Electrical Engineering

Synthesis and Photocatalytic Activity of Ag3VO4 NPs Decorated PAN Nanofibers

Authors
Jin-Pyo Lee, Prem Singh Saud, Mira Park, Hak-Yong Kim
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Jin-Pyo Lee
Available Online October 2016.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/epee-16.2016.15How to use a DOI?
Keywords
component; photocatalyst; ion exchange reaction; nanoparticles; PAN/Ag3VO4 composite nanofibers
Abstract

This report presents synthesis of well-dispersed Ag3VO4 nanoparticles@polyacrylonitrile (PAN) nanofibers by an easily controlled, template-free method as a photo-catalyst for the degradation of methylene blue. Their structural, optical, and photocatalytic properties have been studied by X-ray diffraction, transmission electron microscopy, field-emission scanning electron microscopy equipped with rapid energy dispersive analysis of X-ray, and photoluminescence. The characterization procedures revealed that the ob¬tained material is PAN nanofibers decorated by Ag3VO4 nanoparticles. Photocatalytic deg¬radation of methylene blue investigated in an aqueous solution under irradiation showed 99% degradation of the dye within 75 min. These results suggest that the developed inexpensive and functional nano¬materials can serve as a non-precious catalyst for environmental applications.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Energy, Power and Electrical Engineering
Series
Advances in Engineering Research
Publication Date
October 2016
ISBN
10.2991/epee-16.2016.15
ISSN
2352-5401
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/epee-16.2016.15How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2016, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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