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Rui Liu, Carolynn Stephani, Jae Jin Han, Prof. Dr. Kian L. Tan and Prof. Dr. Dunwei Wang Silicon Nanowires Show Improved Performance as Photocathode for Catalyzed Carbon Dioxide Photofixation Angewandte Chemie International Edition 52

Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/anie.201210228

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Wired: With silicon as a photocathode and [Ni(bpy)2] as a catalyst, visible light-powered CO2 photofixation is made possible (see picture). Owing to their multifaceted surfaces, silicon nanowires show a significantly better performance compared to planar Si. The shape of a nanowire is indeed an appealing materials choice for high-efficiency, low-cost solar energy conversion applications.

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