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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2015, Article ID 747024, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/747024
Research Article

Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity of BiOBr/ZnO Heterojunction Semiconductors Prepared by Facile Hydrothermal Method

1Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Ottawa, 161 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5
2College of Chemical Engineering, Qingdao University of Science & Technology, 53 Zhengzhou Road, Qingdao 266042, China

Received 25 January 2015; Revised 28 April 2015; Accepted 29 April 2015

Academic Editor: Vincenzo Augugliaro

Copyright © 2015 Xiangchao Meng et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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