Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2013.01.030
Title: Facile Synthesis of Single Crystalline Rhenium (VI) Trioxide Nanocubes with High Catalytic Efficiency for Photodegradation of Methyl Orange
Authors: Chong, Y.Y.
Fan, W.Y. 
Keywords: Catalytic
Methyl orange
Nanocubes
Photodegradation
Rhenium trioxide (ReO3)
Issue Date: 1-May-2013
Citation: Chong, Y.Y., Fan, W.Y. (2013-05-01). Facile Synthesis of Single Crystalline Rhenium (VI) Trioxide Nanocubes with High Catalytic Efficiency for Photodegradation of Methyl Orange. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 397 : 18-23. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2013.01.030
Abstract: Single-crystalline rhenium trioxide (ReO3) nanocubes have been prepared for the first time without the need of surfactants via controlled reduction of rhenium (VII) oxide (Re2O7), sandwiched between silicon wafers at 250°C. The metallic ReO3 nanocubes are magnetic and possess surface plasmon resonance (SPR) bands down to the NIR region. The nanocubes also show very high catalytic activity toward the photodegradation of methyl orange (MO) under ambient conditions. A mechanism has been proposed to account for the photodegradation process. © 2013 Elsevier Inc.
Source Title: Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/93802
ISSN: 00219797
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2013.01.030
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