Photoelectrochemical Solar Fuel Production : From Basic Principles to Advanced Devices

This book explores the conversion for solar energy into renewable liquid fuels through electrochemical reactions. The first section of the book is devoted to the theoretical fundamentals of solar fuels production, focusing on the surface properties of semiconductor materials in contact with aqueous...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Giménez, Sixto (Editor), Bisquert, Juan (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2016, 2016
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book explores the conversion for solar energy into renewable liquid fuels through electrochemical reactions. The first section of the book is devoted to the theoretical fundamentals of solar fuels production, focusing on the surface properties of semiconductor materials in contact with aqueous solutions and the reaction mechanisms. The second section describes a collection of current, relevant characterization techniques, which provide essential information of the band structure of the semiconductors and carrier dynamics at the interface semiconductor.  The third, and last section comprises the most recent developments in materials and engineered structures to optimize the performance of solar-to-fuel conversion devices
Physical Description:XXI, 559 p. 244 illus., 148 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783319296418