Date of Completion
transition metal oxide; sulfide; mesoporous; characterization; photocatalytic; hydrogen evolution; oxygen evolution
Steven L. Suib
Field of Study
Doctor of Philosophy
In this thesis, I will focus on the synthesis of transition metal oxide/sulfide-based composite materials for different types of environmental and sustainable energy applications under ambient conditions. Controlled synthesis of these catalysts with unique crystalline structures, physical, and chemical properties will be carried out to achieve an improved catalytic activity. The correlations between the material structure and catalytic activity will be investigated by various characterization techniques. Finally, the catalytic activities for the resulting materials will be evaluated for environmental friendly photocatalytic dye degradation and electrochemical water splitting reaction, respectively.
Miao, Ran, "Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Transition Metal Oxide/Sulfide-Based Catalysts for Environmental and Energy Applications" (2017). Doctoral Dissertations. 1495.