Non-catalytic applications of g-C3N4: A brief review

  • Milad Sakkaki 1
  • Seyed Mohammad Arab 1
  • 1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, P.O. Box 179, Ardabil, Iran


The g-C3N4 which is well known as a polymeric non-metal semiconductor, has been fabricated by thermal polymerization. It has also been used in catalytic applications including, photo-catalysis, removal and degradation of pollutants in water, Friedel-Crafts reactions, oxygen reduction reaction and etc. It has drawn noticeable research attention due to its economical and affordable fabrication, non-toxicity, biocompatibility, good thermal and electrical conductivity, high hardness, Corrosion resistance, and fireproofing properties. Therefore, the g-C3N4 has found non-catalytic applications including composites, cutting tools, improving surface properties, light emitting devices, optical sensors, and solar cells. In the current review, the novel and non-catalytic applications of g-C3N4 have been highlighted.


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Keywords: Graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4), Cutting tools, Composite, Non-catalytic applications


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Sakkaki, M., & Arab, S. M. (2022). Non-catalytic applications of g-C3N4: A brief review. Synthesis and Sintering, 2(4), 176-180.

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