Water-splitting using photocatalytic porphyrin-nanotube composite devices

Patent Number: 7,338,590
Issued: 3/4/2008
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Abstract: A method for generating hydrogen by photocatalytic decomposition of water using porphyrin nanotube composites. In some embodiments, both hydrogen and oxygen are generated by photocatalytic decomposition of water.
Filed: 10/25/2005
Application Number: 11/256,808
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.