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Title: Maximizing Light Utilization Efficiency and Hydrogen Production in Microalgal Cultures

The project addressed the following technical barrier from the Biological Hydrogen Production section of the Fuel Cell Technologies Program Multi-Year Research, Development and Demonstration Plan: Low Sunlight Utilization Efficiency in Photobiological Hydrogen Production is due to a Large Photosystem Chlorophyll Antenna Size in Photosynthetic Microorganisms (Barrier AN: Light Utilization Efficiency).
  1. Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Report Number(s):
DE-FG36-05GO15041 Final Technical Report
DOE Contract Number:
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Please see Final Technical Report for peer-reviewed publications and patents that emanated from this work, attached.
Research Org:
The Regents of the University of California (UC Berkeley)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Fuel Cell Technologies Program (EE-3F)
Country of Publication:
United States
08 HYDROGEN Photobiological; Hydrogen Production; Energy conversion efficiency; Microalgae; Cyanobacteria