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Title: Water-splitting using photocatalytic porphyrin-nanotube composite devices

Abstract

A method for generating hydrogen by photocatalytic decomposition of water using porphyrin nanotube composites. In some embodiments, both hydrogen and oxygen are generated by photocatalytic decomposition of water.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [2];  [3]
  1. Tijeras, NM
  2. Albuquerque, NM
  3. Winters, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
927855
Patent Number(s):
7338590
Application Number:
11/256,808
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01J - CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROCESSES, e.g. CATALYSIS OR COLLOID CHEMISTRY
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:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
08 HYDROGEN

Citation Formats

Shelnutt, John A, Miller, James E, Wang, Zhongchun, and Medforth, Craig J. Water-splitting using photocatalytic porphyrin-nanotube composite devices. United States: N. p., 2008. Web.
Shelnutt, John A, Miller, James E, Wang, Zhongchun, & Medforth, Craig J. Water-splitting using photocatalytic porphyrin-nanotube composite devices. United States.
Shelnutt, John A, Miller, James E, Wang, Zhongchun, and Medforth, Craig J. Tue . "Water-splitting using photocatalytic porphyrin-nanotube composite devices". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/927855.
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Enhanced Photocleavage of Water Using Titania Nanotube Arrays
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Photoelectrochemical decomposition of water on nanocrystalline BiVO4 film electrodes under visible light
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