Bioinspired molecular co-catalysts bonded to a silicon photocathode for solar hydrogen evolution

Yidong Hou, Billie L. Abrams, Peter C. K. Vesborg, Mårten E. Björketun, Konrad Herbst, Lone Bech, Alessandro M. Setti, Christian D. Damsgaard, Thomas Pedersen, Ole Hansen, Jan Rossmeisl, Søren Dahl, Jens K. Nørskov, Ib Chorkendorff
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Nature materials

The production of fuels from sunlight represents one of the main challenges in the development of a sustainable energy system 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Hydrogen is the simplest fuel to produce and although platinum and other noble metals are efficient catalysts for ...

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