Solar Fuel and Photosynthesis
Solar induced hydrogen production, water splitting, artifical photosynthesis: solar fuels as the next generation energy supply.
The photocatalytic splitting of water is crucial to the future of the environmental friendly production of hydrogen. This will make the hydrogen based economy a source of emission free and cheap energy.
Researchers all over the world are searching for suitable materials, which show a strong catalytic effect of producing hydrogen out of water or smiliar compunds by using the power of the sun. On the other hand, great efforts have been done in investigating and understanding the science of fuel cells and hydrogen engines, which are capable of using efficiently the power of this small molecule.
Establishing a completely closed and fully reliable hydrogen circle without using fossil fuels or nuclear power plants as energy supplies for H2 production is a goal which can enormously change our energy consumption.
ZAHNER areas of application
- Solar fuels
- Fuel cells
- Artificial photosynthesis
- Hydrogen (H2) production
- Water splitting
ZAHNER methods of choice
- Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS)
- Cyclic voltammetry
- I/E curve
- Intensity modulated photocurrent spectroscopy
- AM 1.5 solar simulator
The Electrochemical Workstations from ZAHNER-elektrik have been proven to be one of the most sophisticated, precise and versatile instruments for any kind of electrochemical application for many years. The great variety of our instruments and their extensions allows you to cover any research in your electrochemistry laboratory.
CIMPS - Controlled Intensity Modulated Photocurrent Spectroscopy
The ZAHNER CIMPS system based on LED arrays brings an additional advantage compared to the IMPS described in the literature: a control loop regulates light intensity and modulation and keeps it absolutely stable.
Fit your ZENNIUM electrochemical workstation to your application. Control external potentiostats, capture additional physical properties or enhance your system to a true parallel impedance analyzer by the help of suitable ZAHNER Add-On Cards.
Electrochemical cell kits for standard applications.
PEC - Cells
The PECC-1/PECC-2 are specially tailored for testing electrode materials with photoelectrochemical techniques. Several mounting options for samples offer flexibility for various tasks.