A photoelectrochemical cell and a thermoelectric device have been coupled to boost water splitting at bias-free condition. A photon-to-current efficiency of 13.6% was achieved at a 14.3 °C temperature gradient across a thermoelectric device.
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S. Shin, J. Jung, M. Park, D. Kim, and J. Lee, "Exceeding a theoretical limit of a photoelectrochemical cell through hybridization with a thermoelectric device," in Renewable Energy and the Environment, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper PW2C.5.
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