Document Type

Patent

Abstract

An integrated photoelectrochemical (PEC) cell generates hydrogen and oxygen from water while being illuminated with radiation. The PEC cell employs a liquid electrolyte, a multi-junction photovoltaic electrode, and a thin ion-exchange membrane. A PEC system and a method of making such PEC cell and PEC system are also disclosed.

Patent Country

US

Patent Number

US7750234

Publication Date

7-6-2010

Assignee(s)

The University of Toledo

Application Number

11/134929

Filing Date

May 2005

Primary Class

136/252

Secondary Class

136/258; 204/252; 204/263; 204/266

Rights

These materials are free of copyright restrictions and are in the public domain within the United States only. The USPTO reserves the right to assert copyright protection internationally.

Institution

The University of Toledo

Repository

University of Toledo Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives

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