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dc.contributor.authorPhattranit Dumrongrojthanathen_US
dc.contributor.authorAnukorn Phuruangraten_US
dc.contributor.authorThawatchai Sakhonen_US
dc.contributor.authorTitipun Thongtemen_US
dc.contributor.authorSomchai Thongtemen_US
dc.description.abstractAbstract: Gd-doped CeO2 nanowires were synthesized by microwave-assisted hydrothermal method at 120°C for 30 min. The X-ray diffraction patterns of CeO2 with and without Gd dopant were indexed to the pure phase of cubic CeO2 structure with no detection of a secondary phase. The transmission electron microscopic images of CeO2 and Gd-doped CeO2 show uniform nanowires with aspect ratio of 10–40. The CeO2 and Gd-doped CeO2 nanowires have the prefer orientation growth along the [111] direction. The photocatalytic activities of CeO2 nanowires with and without Gd dopant were evaluated through the degradation of rhodamine B (RhB) under visible light irradiation. The UV-visible light absorption of RhB solution was decreased to the lowest by the photocatalysis of 3% Gd-doped CeO2 nanowires with the highest photocatalytic activity of 99.51% and 1.71 times of pure CeO2 nanowires within 180 min. A possible photocatalytic mechanism of the Gd-doped CeO2 nanowires was also studied and proposed in this research.en_US
dc.subjectMaterials Scienceen_US
dc.titleEffect of Gd Dopant on Visible-Light-Driven Photocatalytic Properties of CeO<inf>2</inf> Nanowires Synthesized Microwave-Assisted Hydrothermal Methoden_US
article.title.sourcetitleRussian Journal of Inorganic Chemistryen_US University of Technology Lannaen_US of Songkla Universityen_US Mai Universityen_US
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