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Secrets of artificial leaf revealed

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Sunlight falling on a catalyst-coated silicon wafer splits water into hydrogen and oxygen.

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Van Noorden, R. Secrets of artificial leaf revealed. Nature (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/news.2011.564

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