Waveguide photoreactor enhances solar fuels photon utilization towards maximal optoelectronic – photocatalytic synergy

@article{Loh2021WaveguidePE,
  title={Waveguide photoreactor enhances solar fuels photon utilization towards maximal optoelectronic – photocatalytic synergy},
  author={Joel Y Y Loh and Abhinav Mohan and Andrew G. Flood and Geoffery A Ozin and Nazir P. Kherani},
  journal={Nature Communications},
  year={2021},
  volume={12}
}
A conventional light management approach on a photo-catalyst is to concentrate photo-intensity to enhance the catalytic rate. We present a counter-intuitive approach where light intensity is distributed below the electronic photo-saturation limit under the principle of light maximization. By operating below the saturation point of the photo-intensity induced hydroxide growth under reactant gaseous H2+CO2 atmosphere, a coating of defect engineered In2O3-x(OH)y nanorod Reverse Water Gas Shift… Expand
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