Special Issue "Advanced Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy Conversion"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 October 2023) | Viewed by 1623
Interests: hierarchical structure; photocatalysis; photoelectrocatalysis; porous materials; energy conversion; semiconductors
The rapid increase in global energy consumption and the environmental impact of traditional energy resources pose serious challenges to human health, energy security, and environmental protection. An attractive route to solving these crises involves the conversion of solar energy into transportable chemical fuels, such as methanol, methane and hydrogen fuels. These processes would use sunlight, water and CO2. Nanostructured materials with well-defined properties have been widely used as catalysts for solar energy conversion. Additionally, significant interest has been devoted to the design and synthesis of nanostructured nanomaterials for improving solar conversion efficiency. This Special Issue plans to give an overview of the most recent advances in the field of nanostructured materials, highlighting their applications in solar energy conversion. Our object is to survey timely progress in this field, focusing in particular on the unique physicochemical properties of advanced nanomaterials and the underlying mechanisms that render enhanced efficiency in solar energy conversion.
Dr. Si-Ming Wu
Prof. Dr. Xiao-Yu Yang
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- porous materials
- energy conversion
- water splitting
- CO2 reduction