Photon-Driven Nitrogen Fixation: Current Progress, Thermodynamic Considerations, and Future Outlook

  title={Photon-Driven Nitrogen Fixation: Current Progress, Thermodynamic Considerations, and Future Outlook},
  author={Andrew J. Medford and Marta C. Hatzell},
  journal={ACS Catalysis},
Over the last century, the industrialization of agriculture and the consumption of fossil fuels have resulted in a significant imbalance and redistribution in nitrogen-containing resources. This has sparked an interest in developing more sustainable and resilient approaches for producing nitrogen-containing commodities such as fertilizers and fuels. One largely neglected but emerging approach is photocatalytic nitrogen fixation. There is significant evidence that this process occurs… 

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