Deli Wang and co-workers’ paper on tree-like Si/ZnO nanowires which can be used as photoelectrodes in photoelectrochemical cells has been highlighted in ScienceDaily. The nanostructures show improved current density and H2 evolution kinetics compared to planar Si/ZnO structures.
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3D branched nanowire heterojunction photoelectrodes for high-efficiency solar water splitting and H2 generation
Ke Sun, Yi Jing, Chun Li, Xiaofeng Zhang, Ryan Aguinaldo, Alireza Kargar, Kristian Madsen, Khaleda Banu, Yuchun Zhou, Yoshio Bando, Zhaowei Liu and Deli Wang
Nanoscale, 2012, 4, 1515-1521