Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production

Gian Luca Chiarello, Elena Selli
2010 Recent Patents on Engineering  
The photocatalytic production of hydrogen from aqueous systems is reviewed, stressing the very promising features of the process as an environmentally friendly, perfectly renewable way to produce hydrogen, the ideal fuel for the future. Starting with a brief historical background, the most recent achievements in the field are discussed, both in the development of innovative materials able to capture a larger portion of the solar spectrum with respect to traditional photocatalytic materials, and
more » ... ytic materials, and on the different setups and devices which have been developed and tested.
doi:10.2174/187221210794578600 fatcat:z7elm2tsmzfhjob7nq4ipvsuf4