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Title: Artificial Photosynthesis: Beyond Mimicking Nature

In this Editorial, Guest Editors Holger Dau, Etsuko Fujita, and Licheng Sun introduce the Special Issue of ChemSusChem on “Artificial Photosynthesis for Sustainable Fuels”. Here, they discuss the need for non-fossil based fuels, introduce both biological and artificial photosynthesis, and outline various important concepts in artificial photosynthesis, including molecular and solid-state catalysts for water oxidation and hydrogen evolution, catalytic CO 2 reduction, and photoelectrochemical systems.
Authors:
 [1] ; ORCiD logo [2] ;  [3]
  1. Freie Univ. Berlin, Berlin (Germany)
  2. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
  3. KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm (Sweden); Dalian Univ. of Technology (DUT), Dalian (People's Republic of China)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
BNL-114802-2017-JA
Journal ID: ISSN 1864-5631; R&D Project: CO026; KC0304030; TRN: US1800360
Grant/Contract Number:
SC0012704
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
ChemSusChem
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 10; Journal Issue: 22; Journal ID: ISSN 1864-5631
Publisher:
ChemPubSoc Europe
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; artificial photosynthesis; CO2 conversion; electrocatalysis; photocatalysis; solar fuels
OSTI Identifier:
1412780

Dau, Holger, Fujita, Etsuko, and Sun, Licheng. Artificial Photosynthesis: Beyond Mimicking Nature. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1002/cssc.201702106.
Dau, Holger, Fujita, Etsuko, & Sun, Licheng. Artificial Photosynthesis: Beyond Mimicking Nature. United States. doi:10.1002/cssc.201702106.
Dau, Holger, Fujita, Etsuko, and Sun, Licheng. 2017. "Artificial Photosynthesis: Beyond Mimicking Nature". United States. doi:10.1002/cssc.201702106. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1412780.
@article{osti_1412780,
title = {Artificial Photosynthesis: Beyond Mimicking Nature},
author = {Dau, Holger and Fujita, Etsuko and Sun, Licheng},
abstractNote = {In this Editorial, Guest Editors Holger Dau, Etsuko Fujita, and Licheng Sun introduce the Special Issue of ChemSusChem on “Artificial Photosynthesis for Sustainable Fuels”. Here, they discuss the need for non-fossil based fuels, introduce both biological and artificial photosynthesis, and outline various important concepts in artificial photosynthesis, including molecular and solid-state catalysts for water oxidation and hydrogen evolution, catalytic CO2 reduction, and photoelectrochemical systems.},
doi = {10.1002/cssc.201702106},
journal = {ChemSusChem},
number = 22,
volume = 10,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {11}
}

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