Academic Staff and Fellows
- Hiroaki TADA
- Professor Doctor of Enginnering
- Department/Applied Chemistry Graduate school/Molecular and Material Engineering
This laboratory synthesizes novel hybrid visible-light-responsive photocatalysts. Our research goal is to apply these in chemical material conversion (decomposition of harmful substances + synthesis of useful substances) that makes effective use of solar energy.
Studies on Semiconductor-Based Nanocoupling Systems
|Research Interests||1. Synthesis of novel visible-light catalysts and application to solar material transformation
2. Development of quantum dot-sensitized photoelectrochemical cells for hydrogen production and solar cells
3. Surface charge transfer complexes consisting of organic molecules and inorganic semiconductors
(1) All-Solid-State Z-Scheme in CdS-Au-TiO2
Three-Component Nanojunction System,
Nature Materials, 2006, 5, 782.
(2) Carbonate-Surface Modified Titanium(IV) Oxide
with Bimodal Gold Nanoparticles: Visible-Light-Driven
Formation of Hydrogen Peroxide from Oxygen,
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 12773.
(3) Red-Light-Driven Water Splitting by Au(Core)-CdS
(Shell) Half-Cut Nanoegg with Heteroepitaxial Junction,
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 1251.
|External Activity||ChemPhysChem (Wiley-VCH),
Advisory editorial board (2019 ~)
|BE and ME from Kyoto University|
|Title of Thesis, Institute, Date||Studies on the Ionic Conductivity of Solid Poymer Electrolytes, Kyoto University, February 1992|
Applied Physical Chemistry Laboratory