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Nanomaterials for carbon dioxide conversion at industrial scale


Using our company’s CO2 electrolysers as a model, we describe the challenges involved in incorporating nanomaterial catalysts into industrial-scale electrolysers and suggest ways to more efficiently realize the performance improvements of academic-scale novel nanomaterials at industrial scales.

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Fig. 1: CO2 electrolyser.


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Buckley, A.K., Ma, S., Huo, Z. et al. Nanomaterials for carbon dioxide conversion at industrial scale. Nat. Nanotechnol. 17, 811–813 (2022).

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