Jump to main content
Jump to site search

Issue 1, 2012
Previous Article Next Article

Plasmonic solar water splitting

Author affiliations

Abstract

The study of the optoelectronic effects of plasmonic metal nanoparticles on semiconductors has led to compelling evidence for plasmon-enhanced water splitting. We review the relevant physics, device geometries, and research progress in this area. We focus on localized surface plasmons and their effects on semiconductors, particularly in terms of energy transfer, scattering, and hot electron transfer.

Graphical abstract: Plasmonic solar water splitting

Back to tab navigation

Article information


Submitted
10 Oct 2011
Accepted
21 Oct 2011
First published
03 Nov 2011

Energy Environ. Sci., 2012,5, 5133-5146
Article type
Review Article

Plasmonic solar water splitting

S. C. Warren and E. Thimsen, Energy Environ. Sci., 2012, 5, 5133
DOI: 10.1039/C1EE02875H

Social activity

Search articles by author

Spotlight

Advertisements