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“Golden Sandwich” Photoelectrode Harvests 85% Of Sunlight

September 13th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Scientists at the Research Institute for Electronic Science at Hokkaido University have created what they call a "golden sandwich," a photoelectrode that captures 85% of sunlight and uses it to split water and thus crate hydrogen. Yes, this is experimental stuff, and no, it has not yet reached commercial production. But stop and think for a minute what that could mean to the renewable energy revolution

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