Chemistry Green chemistry

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09 Sep 2020
Scientists at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, develop a novel “heterostructured” photocatalyst using titanium and copper, two abundant and relatively inexpensive metals. Their cost-effective synthesis procedure, coupled with the high stability of the photocatalyst, provides an economically feasible way to convert waste carbon dioxide and water into useful hydrocarbon fuels using endless sunlight.
04 Sep 2020
Scientists at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) in Korea have found a way to improve the efficiency of betavoltaic devices, a type of power source that uses an internal radioactive material. This study opens up a new horizon in the field of nuclear batteries for powering set-and-forget electronic devices.
Professor Guntae Kim and his research team
21 Jan 2019
A team of researchers has developed a system that produces electricity and hydrogen (H2) while eliminating carbon dioxide (CO2).
Future fuels
27 Nov 2018
A compound made from the glycerol by-product of biodiesel production could promote cleaner burning in vehicle engines.

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