Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 461 (2016) 144–153 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Journal of Colloid and Interface Science journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/jcis Ultrasonic-assisted preparation of novel ternary ZnO/AgI/Fe O 3 4 nanocomposites as magnetically separable visible-light-driven photocatalysts with excellent activity Maryam Shekofteh-Gohari, Aziz Habibi-Yangjeh Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, P.O. Box 179, Ardabil, Iran graphical a bstract USI 20 min Zn(NO ) 3 2 Fe O Suspension 3 4 AgNO pH = 10 NaOH NaI Zn(OH) /AgI/Fe O Zn(OH) /AgOH/Fe O 2 3 4 2 3 4 USI 60 min ZnO/AgI/Fe O 3 4 ar ti c l e i nf o ab stra ct Article history: The present work demonstrates preparation of novel ternary ZnO/AgI/Fe O nanocomposites, as 3 4 Received 2 August 2015 magnetically separable visible-light-driven photocatalysts using ultrasonic irradiation method. The Revised 9 September 2015 XRD, EDX, SEM, TEM, UV–vis DRS, FT-IR, PL, and VSM techniques was applied for characterization of Accepted 10 September 2015 structure, purity, morphology, optical, and magnetic properties of the resultant samples. The superior Available online 11 September 2015 activity was seen for the nanocomposite with 8 weight ratio of ZnO/AgI to Fe O in degradation
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science – Elsevier
Published: Jan 1, 2016
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