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Researchers figured out a more efficient way to make carbon-based fuels from CO2 - a step toward making renewable liquid fuel

Researchers figured out a more efficient way to make carbon-based fuels from CO2 - a step toward making renewable liquid fuel

 

UCB student worked with JCAP researchers on solar fuels

UC Berkeley student Ashley Cronk worked with JCAPmentors to develop technologies to produce sustainable solar fuels.

 
IEEE Spectrum writer sits down with JCAP scientists at LBNL to talk about artificial photosynthesis, materials, and CO2 reduction devices.

IEEE Spectrum writer sits down with JCAP scientists at LBNL to talk about artificial photosynthesis, materials, and CO2 reduction devices.

In a new study in PNAS, researchers report the mechanics behind an early key step in artificially activating CO2 so that it canbecome the liquid fuel.

In a new study in PNAS, researchers report the mechanics behind an early key step in artificially activating CO2 so that it canbecome the liquid fuel.

 
 ACS Editor’s Choice® article describes the describes a new method for rapid construction of phase diagrams by combining AI with combinatorial X-ray data.

 ACS Editor’s Choice® article describes the describes a new method for rapid construction of phase diagrams by combining AI with combinatorial X-ray data.

 
Researchers assembled and characterized a device that under 1 Sun illumination operates in two electrolytes with different pHs and reduces CO2 to formate.

Researchers assembled and characterized a device that under 1 Sun illumination operates in two electrolytes with different pHs and reduces CO2 to formate.

X-ray technique coupled with theory reveal how oxygen atoms near the surface of Cu had a dramatic effect on the reaction than earlier theories could account for.

X-ray technique coupled with theory reveal how oxygen atoms near the surface of Cu had a dramatic effect on the reaction than earlier theories could account for.

 
In this study we control the surface structure of Cu thin-film catalysts to probe the relationship between active sites and catalytic activity.

In this study we control the surface structure of Cu thin-film catalysts to probe the relationship between active sites and catalytic activity.

 

A look inside the labs at the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis reveals the inventions and processes that yield groundbreaking discoveries in solar fuel.  The work was published in PNAS.