Organic heterojunctions for direct solar fuel generation

Sprick, Reiner Sebastian and Little, Marc A. and Cooper, Andrew I. (2020) Organic heterojunctions for direct solar fuel generation. Communications Chemistry, 3 (1). 40. ISSN 2399-3669

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    Abstract

    Organic polymers have demonstrated promise as photocatalysts, but their photocatalytic efficiencies remain relatively low. Now, borrowing principles from organic photovoltaics, heterojunctions of polymer photocatalysts and small molecule acceptors have been shown to have excellent solar hydrogen production efficiencies.