2. Tailoring of Interfaces for the Photoelectrochemical Conversion of Solar Energy

  1. Prof. Richard C. Alkire2,
  2. Prof. Dieter M. Kolb3,
  3. Prof. Jacek Lipkowski4 and
  4. Prof. Philip N. Ross5
  1. Hans Joachim Lewerenz

Published Online: 22 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527633227.ch2

Photoelectrochemical Materials and Energy Conversion Processes: Volume 12

Photoelectrochemical Materials and Energy Conversion Processes: Volume 12

How to Cite

Lewerenz, H. J. (2010) Tailoring of Interfaces for the Photoelectrochemical Conversion of Solar Energy, in Photoelectrochemical Materials and Energy Conversion Processes: Volume 12 (eds R. C. Alkire, D. M. Kolb, J. Lipkowski and P. N. Ross), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527633227.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Illinois, 600 South Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

  2. 3

    University of Ulm, Institute of Electrochemistry, Albert-Einstein-Allee 47, 89081 Ulm, Germany

  3. 4

    University of Guelph, Department of Chemistry, N1G 2W1 Guelph, Ontario, Canada

  4. 5

    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Materials Science Department, 1 Cyclotron Road MS 2-100, Berkeley, CA 94720-0001, USA

Author Information

  1. Institute of Solar Fuels and Energy Storage Materials, Division of Solar Energy, Helmholtz Center Berlin for Materials and Energy, Lise-Meitner-Campus, Hahn-Meitner-Platz 1, 14109 Berlin, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527328598

Online ISBN: 9783527633227

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Keywords:

  • solar energy conversion;
  • photoelectrochemical systems;
  • photocatalysis;
  • photovoltaic devices;
  • indium phosphide;
  • copper indium dichalcogenides;
  • nanostructured silicon;
  • surface scientific contributions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Operation Principles of Photoelectrochemical Devices

  • Surface and Interface Analysis Methods

  • Case Studies: Interface Conditioning

  • Photovoltaic, Photoelectrochemical Devices

  • Photoelectrocatalytic Devices

  • Synopsis

  • Acknowledgments

  • Appendix 2.A

  • Appendix 2.B

  • Appendix 2.C

  • References