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Solar energy conversion

Crabtree, George W. and Lewis, Nathan S. (2007) Solar energy conversion. Physics Today, 60 (3). pp. 37-42. ISSN 0031-9228. doi:10.1063/1.2718755. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:CRApt07

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Abstract

If solar energy is to become a practical alternative to fossil fuels, we must have efficient ways to convert photons into electricity, fuel, and heat. The need for better conversion technologies is a driving force behind many recent developments in biology, materials, and especially nanoscience.


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Lewis, Nathan S.0000-0001-5245-0538
Additional Information:© 2007 by the American Institute of Physics. This article is based on the conclusions contained in the report [1] of the US Department of Energy Basic Energy Sciences Workshop on Solar Energy Utilization, April 18–21, 2005. We served as chair (Lewis) and cochair (Crabtree) of the workshop and were principal editors of the report. We acknowledge the US Department of Energy for support of both the workshop and preparation of the manuscript.
Subject Keywords:CELLS; EFFICIENCY; HYDROGEN; ELECTRICITY
Issue or Number:3
DOI:10.1063/1.2718755
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Deposited By: Lindsay Cleary
Deposited On:16 Jul 2007
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