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Solar hydrogen production with semiconductor metal oxides: new directions in experiment and theory

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An overview of a collaborative experimental and theoretical effort toward efficient hydrogen production via photoelectrochemical splitting of water into di-hydrogen and di-oxygen is presented here. We present state-of-the-art experimental studies using hematite and TiO2 functionalized with gold nanoparticles as photoanode materials, and theoretical studies on electro and photo-catalysis of water on a range of metal oxide semiconductor materials, including recently developed implementation of self-interaction corrected energy functionals.

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Submitted
11 Oct 2011
Accepted
12 Oct 2011
First published
14 Nov 2011

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2012,14, 49-70
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Perspective

Solar hydrogen production with semiconductor metal oxides: new directions in experiment and theory

Á. Valdés, J. Brillet, M. Grätzel, H. Gudmundsdóttir, H. A. Hansen, H. Jónsson, P. Klüpfel, G. Kroes, F. Le Formal, I. C. Man, R. S. Martins, J. K. Nørskov, J. Rossmeisl, K. Sivula, A. Vojvodic and M. Zäch, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2012, 14, 49
DOI: 10.1039/C1CP23212F

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