HNEI researchers developed an artificial photosynthesis system that captures solar energy with photovoltaic cells and converts water into hydrogen with solar electricity. A special hydrogen-oxidizing bacterium fixes CO2 with solar hydrogen in dark conditions and produces valued products.
Point Person: Jian Yu
Papers & Proceedings
- 2014, J. Yu, Bio-based products from solar energy and carbon dioxide, Trends in Biotechnology, Vol. 32, Issue 1, pp. 5–10