International Journal of Photoenergy / 2015 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Synthesis and Optimization of Visible Light Active BiVO4 Photocatalysts for the Degradation of RhB

Table 4

Properties and photocatalytic performance of BiVO4 samples prepared via various synthesis methods.

SampleCrystalline size (nm)Band gap (eV)Apparent photonic efficiency

BiVO4 (Co-pre-350-24)162.380.000410
BiVO4 (Comb-500-3)372.300.000808
BiVO4 (Calc-450-5)302.390.00162
BiVO4 (H-140-8)512.430.00278
BiVO4 (C+H-200-24)252.380.0131

By Scherer formula; estimated from the diffuse reflectance spectroscopy adsorption edge.