Metal halide perovskites have attracted great attention for their superior light energy conversion applications. Herein, we demonstrated a facile synthesis of zero-dimensional Sn2+perovskite Cs4-xMxSnBr6(M = K+and Rb+) material through the cation transformation reaction at room temperature. Cs4SnBr6NCs was mixed with pure metal bromide salts (KBr and RbBr) via the mechanochemical process to successfully synthesize Cs4-xMxSnBr6perovskite where transformation of Cs to mixed Cs/Rb and mixed Cs/K was achieved. By substituting different cations, the bright fluorescence of the Cs4-xMxSnBr6was tuned from dim green to greenish-cyan while achieving the photoluminescence (PL) quantum yield of ∼39%. The crystal structure of Sn based perovskite with the substitution of K+or Rb+cations was determined by X-ray diffraction (XRD). Moreover, the Cs4-xMxSnBr6demonstrated superior air stability and exhibited a better photocatalytic activity for CO2reduction reaction (CO2RR) with high selectivity of CH4gas with a higher yield rate compared to the pristine Cs4SnBr6NCs.
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- Materials Science(all)
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry