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Issue 9, 2010
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How copper catalyzes the electroreduction of carbon dioxide into hydrocarbon fuels

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Abstract

Density functional theory calculations explain copper's unique ability to convert CO2 into hydrocarbons, which may open up (photo-)electrochemical routes to fuels.

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The article was received on 10 May 2010, accepted on 17 Jun 2010 and first published on 12 Jul 2010


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C0EE00071J
Citation: Energy Environ. Sci., 2010,3, 1311-1315
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    How copper catalyzes the electroreduction of carbon dioxide into hydrocarbon fuels

    A. A. Peterson, F. Abild-Pedersen, F. Studt, J. Rossmeisl and J. K. Nørskov, Energy Environ. Sci., 2010, 3, 1311
    DOI: 10.1039/C0EE00071J

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