Nickel Catalyst Boosts Solar Hydrogen Generation of CdSe Nanocrystals

Authors

  • Gongming Wang,

    1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064 (United States), Fax: (+1) 831-459-2935
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  • Prof. Yat Li

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064 (United States), Fax: (+1) 831-459-2935
    • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064 (United States), Fax: (+1) 831-459-2935
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Abstract

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The sun has got his hat on! A simple, robust and highly active nickel complex catalyst was reported for photo-generation of hydrogen. The Ni catalyst modified CdSe nanocrystal system achieved a benchmark turnover frequency of >600 000 and extraordinary longevity of 360 h.

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