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Plasmon-Resonant Enhancement of Photocatalysis on Monolayer WSe2
Chen, Jihan1; Bailey, Connor S.5; Hong, Yilun6,7; Wang, Li8; Cai, Zhi2; Shen, Lang2; Hou, Bingya1; Wang, Yu2; Shi, Haotian3; Sambur, Justin8; Ren, Wencai6,7; Pop, Eric5; Cronin, Stephen B.1,3,4
Corresponding AuthorCronin, Stephen B.(scronin@usc.edu)
2019-03-01
Source PublicationACS PHOTONICS
ISSN2330-4022
Volume6Issue:3Pages:787-792
AbstractWe report plasmonic enhancement of photocatalysis by depositing 5 nm Au nanoislands onto tungsten diselenide (WSe2) monolayer films. Under 532 nm wavelength illumination, the bare WSe2 film produces a relatively small photocurrent (20 nA). With the addition of Au nanoparticles, we observe enhancements of up to 7x (0.14 mu A) in the measured photocurrent. Despite these relatively small photocurrents, it is remarkable that adequate charge separating fields are generated over just 7.3 angstrom of material. Here, the improvement in the photocatalytic performance is caused by the local electric field enhancement produced in the monolayer WSe2 monolayer by the plasmonic Au nanoislands, as verified by electromagnetic simulations using the finite different time domain (FDTD) method. The near-field optical enhancement increases the electron-hole pair generation rate at the surface of WSe2, thus, increasing the amount of photogenerated charge contributing to increasing the amount of photogenerated charge contributing to photoelectrochemical reactions. Despite reducing the effective surface area of WSe2 in contact with the electrolytic solution by 70%, the plasmonic nanoislands couple the incident light very effectively from the far field to the near field in the plane of the monolayer WSe2, thereby improving the overall photoconversion efficiency from 3.5% to 24.7%.
Keywordplasmon photocatalysis tungsten diselenide water splitting enhancement FDTD TMDC
Funding OrganizationNSF ; Army Research Office ARO Award ; Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) ; AFOSR ; NSF EFRI 2-DARE Grant ; NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
DOI10.1021/acsphotonics.9b00089
Indexed BySCI
Language英语
Funding ProjectNSF[1512505] ; NSF[1708581] ; Army Research Office ARO Award[W911NF-14-1-0228] ; Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)[FA9550-15-1-0184] ; AFOSR[FA9550-14-1-0251] ; NSF EFRI 2-DARE Grant[1542883] ; NSF Graduate Research Fellowship[DGE-114747]
WOS Research AreaScience & Technology - Other Topics ; Materials Science ; Optics ; Physics
WOS SubjectNanoscience & Nanotechnology ; Materials Science, Multidisciplinary ; Optics ; Physics, Applied ; Physics, Condensed Matter
WOS IDWOS:000462260100027
PublisherAMER CHEMICAL SOC
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Document Type期刊论文
Identifierhttp://ir.imr.ac.cn/handle/321006/132489
Collection中国科学院金属研究所
Corresponding AuthorCronin, Stephen B.
Affiliation1.Univ Southern Calif, Ming Hsieh Dept Elect Engn, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
2.Univ Southern Calif, Mork Family Dept Chem Engn & Mat Sci, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
3.Univ Southern Calif, Dept Chem, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
4.Univ Southern Calif, Dept Phys & Astron, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
5.Stanford Univ, Dept Elect Engn, Stanford, CA 94305 USA
6.Chinese Acad Sci, Shenyang Natl Lab Mat Sci, Inst Met Res, Shenyang 110016, Liaoning, Peoples R China
7.Univ Sci & Technol China, Sch Mat Sci & Engn, 72 Wenhua Rd, Shenyang 110016, Liaoning, Peoples R China
8.Colorado State Univ, Dept Chem, Ft Collins, CO 80523 USA
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Chen, Jihan,Bailey, Connor S.,Hong, Yilun,et al. Plasmon-Resonant Enhancement of Photocatalysis on Monolayer WSe2[J]. ACS PHOTONICS,2019,6(3):787-792.
APA Chen, Jihan.,Bailey, Connor S..,Hong, Yilun.,Wang, Li.,Cai, Zhi.,...&Cronin, Stephen B..(2019).Plasmon-Resonant Enhancement of Photocatalysis on Monolayer WSe2.ACS PHOTONICS,6(3),787-792.
MLA Chen, Jihan,et al."Plasmon-Resonant Enhancement of Photocatalysis on Monolayer WSe2".ACS PHOTONICS 6.3(2019):787-792.
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