11. Solar Fuels

  1. Dr. Nicola Armaroli1 and
  2. Prof. Vincenzo Balzani2

Published Online: 14 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527633593.ch11

Energy for a Sustainable World: From the Oil Age to a Sun-Powered Future

Energy for a Sustainable World: From the Oil Age to a Sun-Powered Future

How to Cite

Armaroli, N. and Balzani, V. (2010) Solar Fuels, in Energy for a Sustainable World: From the Oil Age to a Sun-Powered Future, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527633593.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ist. ISOF/CNR, Molecular Photoscience Group, Via Gobetti 101, 40129 Bologna, Italy

  2. 2

    Dept. of Chemistry G. Ciamician, University of Bologna, Via Selmi 2, 40126 Bologna, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 NOV 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527325405

Online ISBN: 9783527633593

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Keywords:

  • solar fuels;
  • natural photosynthesis;
  • biomass;
  • biofuels;
  • photoreactions;
  • dye-sensitized solar cells;
  • artificial photosynthesis;
  • photochemical water splitting;
  • multi-electron processes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Natural Photosynthesis

  • Biomass and Biofuels

  • Future Options for Transportation Fuels

  • Artificial Photosynthesis

  • Dye-sensitized Solar Cells

  • The Solar Fuel Challenge