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      Cu–ZnO; sol–gel synthesis; photoluminescence; photocatalytic reduction.

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      Cu–ZnO was synthesized by sol–gel routewith a varied copper concentration of 1, 2 and 3 mol%. The synthesizedmaterials were structurally characterized with powder X-ray diffraction and Raman spectroscopy, morphologically usinga field emission scanning electron microscope, and electronic properties were studied with UV–visible spectroscopy andphotoluminescence spectroscopy. Variation in Cu doping showed enhancement/quenching in photoluminescence of ZnO.This special characteristic is reflected in photocatalytic reduction of Cr(VI).

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      S SHRAAVAN1 SWAPNA CHALLAGULLA2 SOURI BANERJEE1 SOUNAK ROY2

      1. Department of Physics, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, Jawahar Nagar, Shameerpet Mandal, Hyderabad 500078, India
      2. Department of Chemistry, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, Jawahar Nagar, Shameerpet Mandal, Hyderabad 500078, India
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