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Scalable CO2-to-oxygenate production

Nature Catalysisvolume 1pages67 (2018) | Download Citation

Most electrochemical CO2 reduction research has been confined to fundamental studies that attempt to understand how to overcome low selectivity and energy efficiency for valuable oxygenated products. Now, a modular, scalable system generates multi-carbon oxygenates with a potential solar-to-alcohol efficiency of more than 8%.

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  1. Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA

    • Erin B. Creel
  2. Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA

    • Erin B. Creel
  3. Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA

    • Bryan D. McCloskey
  4. Energy Storage and Distributed Resources Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA

    • Bryan D. McCloskey


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