Magnetic Field Effects on Photocurrent Responses from Modified Electrodes with CdS Nanoparticles

Hiroaki Yonemura, Mitsuyoshi Yoshida, Shugo Miyake, Sunao Yamada

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Abstract

Modified electrodes with cadmium sulfide nanoparticles (Q-CdS) were fabricated by immobilizing them on a self-assembled monolayer of hexanedithiol prepared on the Au electrode. Photoirradiation of the Q-CdS-modified electrodes in the presence of triethanolamine afforded stable anodic photocurrents. Appreciable reduction (∼3 %) of photocurrent was observed in the presence of (external) magnetic fields (0.5 T). It is suggested that this magnetic field effect is caused by the quantum size effect of Q-CdS.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1209-1210
Number of pages2
JournalElectrochemistry
Volume67
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrochemistry

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