Enhancing biomass oxidation with carbon nitride nanosheets ring inserted on C. I. Pigment Yellow 53 photocatalysts for simultaneous CO and lactic acid production

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Ling, Weikang, Ma, Jiliang, Liu, Zhendong, Cui, Rui, Zhang, Junqiang, Li, Xinze, Hong, Min and Sun, Runcang. 2023. "Enhancing biomass oxidation with carbon nitride nanosheets ring inserted on C. I. Pigment Yellow 53 photocatalysts for simultaneous CO and lactic acid production." Chemical Engineering Journal. 475. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2023.146117
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Enhancing biomass oxidation with carbon nitride nanosheets ring inserted on C. I. Pigment Yellow 53 photocatalysts for simultaneous CO and lactic acid production

ERA Journal ID3854
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsLing, Weikang, Ma, Jiliang, Liu, Zhendong, Cui, Rui, Zhang, Junqiang, Li, Xinze, Hong, Min and Sun, Runcang
Journal TitleChemical Engineering Journal
Journal Citation475
Article Number146117
Number of Pages10
Year2023
PublisherElsevier
Place of PublicationNetherlands
ISSN1385-8947
1873-3212
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2023.146117
Web Address (URL)https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1385894723048489
AbstractSynchronously producing gas–liquid products from biomass conversion is an effective solution for addressing global energy depletion and environmental pollution. Here, we designed an efficient photocatalyst (CNs@PY53-x) to co-produce CO and lactic acid from biomass-derived sugars. Carbon nitride nanosheets were incorporated onto the surface of PY53 using an ultrasonic-assisted self-assembly coupled with evaporation-drying strategy. The CNs@PY53-x exhibited broader visible light absorption, stronger photocurrent density, and faster separation rate of photogenerated carriers as compared with CNs or PY53. The photocatalytic performance of CNs@PY53-x correlated well with its photoelectric characterization, achieving an CO evolution rate of 371.56 μmol g−1h−1 and a lactic acid yield of 86.9% in the xylose-alkaline system. Furthermore, CNs@PY53-2 demonstrated favorable applicability with various biomass-based sugars. Poisoning experiments, coupled with electron spin resonance (ESR) characterization, revealed that the superoxide radical (radical dotO2−) was the primary oxidation active species during this process. This work presents a new strategy for synchronously producing gas–liquid products during biomass conversion.
KeywordsC. I. Pigment Yellow 53; Photocatalytic biomass refining ; Lactic acid ; Carbon nitride ; CO
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020401605. Functional materials
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Ag doping induced abnormal lattice thermal conductivity in Cu2Se
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Enhancing thermoelectric performance of (Cu1-xAgx)2Se via CuAgSe secondary phase and porous design
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Atomic Insights into Phase Evolution in Ternary Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides Nanostructures
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Boosting the thermoelectric performance of p-type heavily Cu-doped polycrystalline SnSe via inducing intensive crystal imperfections and defect phonon scattering
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Sustainable utilization of municipal solid waste i incineration fly ash for ceramic bricks with eco-friendly biosafety
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Self-assembled 3D flower-like hierarchical Ti-doped Cu3SbSe4 microspheres with ultralow thermal conductivity and high zT
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Nano-scale dislocations induced by self-vacancy engineering yielding extraordinary n-type thermoelectric Pb0.96-yInySe
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Arrays of planar vacancies in superior thermoelectric Ge1−x−yCdxBiyTe with band convergence
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Realizing zT of 2.3 in Ge1−x−ySbxInyTe via Reducing the Phase-Transition Temperature and Introducing Resonant Energy Doping
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Achieving zT > 2 in p-Type AgSbTe2−xSex alloys via exploring the extra light valence band and introducing dense stacking faults
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BixSb2_xTe3 nanoplates with enhanced thermoelectric performance due to sufficiently decoupled electronic transport properties and strong wide-frequency phonon scatterings
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Enhancing the thermoelectric performance of SnSe1-xTex nanoplates through band engineering
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Fundamental and progress of Bi2Te3-based thermoelectric materials
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Achieving high Figure of Merit in p-type polycrystalline Sn0.98Se via self-doping and anisotropy-strengthening
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Scalable growth of high mobility dirac semimetal Cd3As2 microbelts
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Limit of zT enhancement in rocksalt structured chalcogenides by band convergence
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Enhancing thermoelectric performance of Bi2Te3-based nanostructures through rational structure design
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Co-doped Sb2Te3 paramagnetic nanoplates
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Te-Doped Cu2Se nanoplates with a high average thermoelectric figure of merit
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Rational design of Bi2Te3 polycrystalline whiskers for thermoelectric applications
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Enhanced Thermoelectric Performance of Nanostructured Bi2Te3 through Significant Phonon Scattering
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n-type Bi2Te3-xSex nanoplates with enhanced thermoelectric efficiency driven by wide-frequency phonon scatterings and synergistic carrier scatterings
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Enhanced thermoelectric performance of ultrathin Bi2Se3 nanosheets through thickness control
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High-performance thermoelectric Cu2Se nanoplates through nanostructure engineering
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Impacts of Cu deficiency on the thermoelectric properties of Cu2-XSe nanoplates
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n-type Bi-doped PbTe nanocubes with enhanced thermoelectric performance
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