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Photoelectrochemical measurements at Hydrogen Solar
Author(s): K. G. U. Wijayantha
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Paper Abstract

Recent progress in nanotechnology has stimulated research in the area of advanced materials and resulted in the development of a new class of nano structured materials. These materials are finding uses in a wide range of applications including photoelectrochemical water splitting using Tandem CellsTM. . This is a novel concept designed to generate hydrogen by splitting water under direct sunlight [1]. A Tandem CellTM consists of two photocells which are connected optically in series, each containing a nanostructured semiconductor photoelectrode (Fig. 1). The Tandem CellTM is a low cost alternative to solar water splitting configurations proposed by others and Hydrogen Solar is currently in the process of developing the technology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 September 2006
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6340, Solar Hydrogen and Nanotechnology, 634012 (8 September 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.683099
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K. G. U. Wijayantha, Hydrogen Solar Ltd. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6340:
Solar Hydrogen and Nanotechnology
Lionel Vayssieres, Editor(s)

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