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Title: Devices and methods for photoelectrochemical water splitting

Abstract

The present disclosure relates to photoelectrochemical devices and systems for capturing the energy of electromagnetic radiation and utilizing the captured energy for electrolysis to produce hydrogen gas and oxygen gas.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1491156
Patent Number(s):
10,087,535
Application Number:
15/078,206
Assignee:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2016 Mar 23
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Friedman, Daniel Joseph, Deutsch, Todd Gregory, Turner, John A., Doscher, Henning, Young, James Luke, Steiner, Myles, and France, Ryan Matthew. Devices and methods for photoelectrochemical water splitting. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Friedman, Daniel Joseph, Deutsch, Todd Gregory, Turner, John A., Doscher, Henning, Young, James Luke, Steiner, Myles, & France, Ryan Matthew. Devices and methods for photoelectrochemical water splitting. United States.
Friedman, Daniel Joseph, Deutsch, Todd Gregory, Turner, John A., Doscher, Henning, Young, James Luke, Steiner, Myles, and France, Ryan Matthew. Tue . "Devices and methods for photoelectrochemical water splitting". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1491156.
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abstractNote = {The present disclosure relates to photoelectrochemical devices and systems for capturing the energy of electromagnetic radiation and utilizing the captured energy for electrolysis to produce hydrogen gas and oxygen gas.},
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place = {United States},
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