Indian Journal of Materials Science / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Synthesis, Characterization, and Investigation of Visible Light Photocatalytic Activity of C Doped TiO2/CdS Core-Shell Nanocomposite

Table 1

Characteristic properties of photocatalyst.

SampleParticle size/nmC/at%Band gap ()/eVReaction parameters
Rate constant ()/min−1

Pure TiO216.23.140.00450.949
C doped TiO211.313.412.860.01080.995
CdS6.21.820.00530.952
C/TiO2/CdS core-shell10.514.622.280.03260.958

a: particle sizes were obtained from TEM images.
b: C content was obtained from EDX spectra.
c: values were obtained from onset of light absorption edges and values were calculated using Tauc plots.