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Title: Stability and self-passivation of copper vanadate photoanodes under chemical, electrochemical, and photoelectrochemical operation

Abstract

Self-passivation under operational conditions is observed for several copper vanadate photoanodes, demonstrating their viability for durable solar fuels devices.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [4];  [5];  [1]
  1. California Inst. of Technology (CalTech), Pasadena, CA (United States). Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP)
  2. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States). Molecular Foundry; Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States). Dept. of Physics
  3. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States). Molecular Foundry; California Inst. of Technology (CalTech), Berkeley, CA (United States). Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States). Environmental Energy Technologies Division
  4. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States). Molecular Foundry; Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States). Dept. of Physics; Kavli Energy Nanosciences Inst., Berkeley, CA (United States)
  5. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States). Environmental Energy Technologies Division
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
California Institute of Technology (CalTech), Pasadena, CA (United States). Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES)
OSTI Identifier:
1334192
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1454462
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0004993; AC02-76SF00515; AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP (Print)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP (Print); Journal Volume: 18; Journal Issue: 14; Journal ID: ISSN 1463-9076
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY

Citation Formats

Zhou, Lan, Yan, Qimin, Yu, Jie, Jones, Ryan J. R., Becerra-Stasiewicz, Natalie, Suram, Santosh K., Shinde, Aniketa, Guevarra, Dan, Neaton, Jeffrey B., Persson, Kristin A., and Gregoire, John M. Stability and self-passivation of copper vanadate photoanodes under chemical, electrochemical, and photoelectrochemical operation. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1039/C6CP00473C.
Zhou, Lan, Yan, Qimin, Yu, Jie, Jones, Ryan J. R., Becerra-Stasiewicz, Natalie, Suram, Santosh K., Shinde, Aniketa, Guevarra, Dan, Neaton, Jeffrey B., Persson, Kristin A., & Gregoire, John M. Stability and self-passivation of copper vanadate photoanodes under chemical, electrochemical, and photoelectrochemical operation. United States. doi:10.1039/C6CP00473C.
Zhou, Lan, Yan, Qimin, Yu, Jie, Jones, Ryan J. R., Becerra-Stasiewicz, Natalie, Suram, Santosh K., Shinde, Aniketa, Guevarra, Dan, Neaton, Jeffrey B., Persson, Kristin A., and Gregoire, John M. Mon . "Stability and self-passivation of copper vanadate photoanodes under chemical, electrochemical, and photoelectrochemical operation". United States. doi:10.1039/C6CP00473C. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1334192.
@article{osti_1334192,
title = {Stability and self-passivation of copper vanadate photoanodes under chemical, electrochemical, and photoelectrochemical operation},
author = {Zhou, Lan and Yan, Qimin and Yu, Jie and Jones, Ryan J. R. and Becerra-Stasiewicz, Natalie and Suram, Santosh K. and Shinde, Aniketa and Guevarra, Dan and Neaton, Jeffrey B. and Persson, Kristin A. and Gregoire, John M.},
abstractNote = {Self-passivation under operational conditions is observed for several copper vanadate photoanodes, demonstrating their viability for durable solar fuels devices.},
doi = {10.1039/C6CP00473C},
journal = {Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP (Print)},
number = 14,
volume = 18,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {3}
}

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