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s-Heptazine oligomers: promising structural models for graphitic carbon nitride

Adrien Zambon 1 Jean-Marie Mouesca 2 C. Gheorghiu 2 Pierre-Alain Bayle 2 Jacques Pecaut 1 M. Claeys-Bruno 3 Serge Gambarelli 2 Lionel Dubois 1 
1 RICC - Reconnaissance Ionique et Chimie de Coordination
SYMMES - SYstèmes Moléculaires et nanoMatériaux pour l’Energie et la Santé : DRF/INAC/SYMMES
2 RM - Magnetic Resonance
MEM - Modélisation et Exploration des Matériaux : DRF/IRIG/MEM
Abstract : Graphitic carbon nitride (g-CN) has interesting catalytic properties but is difficult to study due to its structure and how it is produced. In this study, linear s-heptazine oligomers were synthesized to serve as well-defined molecular models for g-CN. Cyclic voltammetry, absorption and emission spectroscopies showed a clear shift of properties towards those of g-CN as the number of heptazine units increased. DFT calculations supported the characterizations, and helped refine the properties observed.
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Adrien Zambon, Jean-Marie Mouesca, C. Gheorghiu, Pierre-Alain Bayle, Jacques Pecaut, et al.. s-Heptazine oligomers: promising structural models for graphitic carbon nitride. Chemical Science , The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016, 7 (2), pp.945-950. ⟨10.1039/c5sc02992a⟩. ⟨cea-01851932⟩



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