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Title: Anti-reflective nanoporous silicon for efficient hydrogen production

Abstract

Exemplary embodiments are disclosed of anti-reflective nanoporous silicon for efficient hydrogen production by photoelectrolysis of water. A nanoporous black Si is disclosed as an efficient photocathode for H.sub.2 production from water splitting half-reaction.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1132050
Patent Number(s):
8729798
Application Number:
13/284,861
Assignee:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01J - ELECTRIC DISCHARGE TUBES OR DISCHARGE LAMPS
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Oct 28
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Oh, Jihun, and Branz, Howard M. Anti-reflective nanoporous silicon for efficient hydrogen production. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Oh, Jihun, & Branz, Howard M. Anti-reflective nanoporous silicon for efficient hydrogen production. United States.
Oh, Jihun, and Branz, Howard M. Tue . "Anti-reflective nanoporous silicon for efficient hydrogen production". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1132050.
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place = {United States},
year = {2014},
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