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WATER SPLITTING

A concentrated effort

While recent gains in the efficiency of photoelectrochemical devices for hydrogen production are encouraging, high efficiency is rarely combined with high power output, which is important for large-scale viability. Towards this goal, researchers now demonstrate a promising thermally integrated device driven by concentrated solar irradiation.

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Fig. 1: Concentrated solar irradiation and thermal coupling for solar-driven water splitting.

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Edvinsson, T. A concentrated effort. Nat Energy 4, 354–355 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-019-0381-7

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