Transparent conductive oxides in photoanodes for solar water oxidation

Fang, Yuanxing, Commandeur, Daniel, Lee, Wei Cheat and Chen, Qiao (2020) Transparent conductive oxides in photoanodes for solar water oxidation. Nanoscale Advances. ISSN 2516-0230

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Abstract

Rational designs of the conductive layer below photocatalytic films determine the efficiency of a photoanode for solar water oxidation. Generally, transparent conductive oxides (TCOs) are widely used as a conductive layer. In this mini review, the fundamentals of TCOs are explained and typical examples of nanoscale TCOs are presented for application in photoelectrochemical (PEC) water oxidation. In addition, hybrid structures formed by coating other photocatalysts on nanoscale TCOs are discussed. In the future, the nanostructured electrode may inspire the design of a series of optoelectronic applications

Item Type: Article
Keywords: nanomaterials solar water oxidation transparent conductive oxides
Schools and Departments: School of Life Sciences > Chemistry
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
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Depositing User: Qiao Chen
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2020 10:23
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2020 10:30
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/89914

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