Solar Energy Conversion through Ligand Photodissociation

Brian M. Hoffman, Paul D. Sima

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Abstract

We examine a new technique for photochemical conversion of solar energy based on ligand photodissociation from metal complexes. We illustrate the concept with a photogalvanic cell in which voltages are generated by photodissociation of CO from carbonylferroheme and with a cell in which the illuminated electrode is coated with an iron tetraphenylporphyrin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1776-1778
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume105
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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