Institute of Innovative Research, 
Tokyo Institute of Technology.


Press Release

Novel Au-BiFeO3 Nanostructures for Efficient and Sustainable Degradation of Pollutants

Au-decorated BiFeO3 nanocrystals are promising, efficient, and sustainable photocatalysts for environmental pollutant degradation, as shown by scientists at Tokyo Tech. Their findings on the mechanisms responsible for the enhanced photocatalytic activity of Au-BiFeO3 nanocrystals fabricated using a hydrothermal method enhance our understanding of noble-metal-semiconductor interactions, potentially paving the way for novel and advanced nanomaterials.