Spiers Memorial Lecture: Artificial photosynthesis: An introduction

Jan Niclas Beller, Matthias Beller

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A brief introduction into artificial photosynthesis technologies is presented. Following the basic concepts of biological photosynthesis, light energy is directly or sequentially used for the synthesis of valuable chemicals with the help of man-made catalysts. Differences between artificial, hybrid and natural photosynthesis are shown and the possible advantages and disadvantages are highlighted.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-14
Number of pages6
JournalFaraday Discussions
StatePublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes


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