A City University of Hong Kong research team has successfully mediated poor charge carrier transport at low voltage by adding phosphorus to a metal oxide catalyst. Metal oxides are a promising catalyst for photoelectrochemical (PEC) water splitting to produce hydrogen as an alternative fuel. However, their effectiveness is restricted at low voltage. Adding phosphorus reduced […]

Open Image…Save ImageOpen Image (using #TmpD/ia)… University of Texas at Austin researchers have found a low-cost way to solve one half of the water-splitting equation to produce hydrogen as clean energy – using sunlight to efficiently split off oxygen molecules from water. The finding represents a step forward toward greater adoption of hydrogen as a key part of our energy […]

One prospective source of renewable energy is hydrogen gas produced from water with the aid of sunlight. Researchers at Linköping University, Sweden, have developed a material, nanoporous cubic silicon carbide, that exhibits promising properties to capture solar energy and split water for hydrogen gas production. The team’s research paper has been published in the journal […]

Shinshu University scientists have successfully split water into hydrogen and oxygen using ultra violet light and meticulously designed catalysts. They accomplished this at the maximum efficiency, meaning there was almost no loss and undesired side reactions. This latest breakthrough in solar hydrogen production could become scalable, thus economically viable hydrogen production could be more likely, […]

Aalto University researchers have developed a promising graphene-carbon nanotube catalyst for the oxygen reduction reaction and oxygen evolution reaction. Fuel cells and water electrolyzers that are low cost and efficient would form the cornerstone of a hydrogen fuel based economy, one of the most promising clean and sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels. These devices rely […]

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