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Theoretical and Experimental Insight on Ag2CrO4 Microcrystals: Synthesis, Characterization, and Photoluminescence Properties

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Author(s):
Silva, Gabriela S. ; Gracia, Lourdes ; Fabbro, Maria T. ; Serejo dos Santos, Luis P. ; Beltran-Mir, Hector ; Cordoncillo, Eloisa ; Longo, Elson ; Andres, Juan
Total Authors: 8
Document type: Journal article
Source: Inorganic Chemistry; v. 55, n. 17, p. 8961-8970, SEP 5 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 8
Abstract

Ag2CrO4 microcrystals were synthesized by means of the coprecipitation method without the use of a surfactant under three different conditions. On the basis of the theoretical and experimental results, we describe the relationship among the structural order/disorder effects, morphology, and photoluminescence of the Ag2CrO4 microcrystals. The experimental results were correlated with the theoretical findings for a deeper understanding of the relationship between the electronic structure, morphology, and photoluminescence properties. First principles computational studies were used to calculate the geometries of bulk Ag2CrO4 and its low-index (001), (011), (110), (010), (111), and (100) facets based on a slab model. A good agreement between the experimental and the theoretical morphologies was found by varying the ratio of the superficial energy values. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/26671-9 - Theoretical and experimental study of multifunctional semiconductors
Grantee:Amanda Fernandes Gouveia
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 13/07296-2 - CDMF - Center for the Development of Functional Materials
Grantee:Elson Longo da Silva
Support type: Research Grants - Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers - RIDC