ANP  Vol.2 No.1 , February 2013
Synthesis of La/N Co-Doped SrTiO3 Using Polymerized Complex Method for Visible Light Photocatalysis

Lanthanum and nitrogen co-doped SrTiO3 was synthesized using polymerized complex method with Ti(OC3H7)4, SrCl2·6H2O and La(NO3)3·6H2O as starting materials followed by calcinations in NH3. Ethylene glycol and anhydrous citric acid were used as the precursors of synthesis. The samples were characterized using XRD, TEM, DRS, BET, EDX and XPS. The cubic-perovskite type of La/N co-doped SrTiO3 nanoparticle could be successfully synthesized. The photocatalytic activity of SrTiO3 for DeNOx ability in visible light region (λ > 510 nm) could be improved by co-doping of La3+ and N3_. The high visible light photocatalytic activity of this substance was caused by a narrow band gap energy that enables to absorb visible light.

Cite this paper
Sulaeman, U. , Yin, S. and Sato, T. (2013) Synthesis of La/N Co-Doped SrTiO3 Using Polymerized Complex Method for Visible Light Photocatalysis. Advances in Nanoparticles, 2, 6-10. doi: 10.4236/anp.2013.21002.
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