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4 responses to “New Solar Cells Can Imitate Photosynthesis”

  1. Kantharaj

    Solar (silicon) cells convert light energy and drive linear number of electrons, which carry certain amount of energy in excited state; Can these excited state electrons can linked to Mn2+? + ion to H2O to split ions and generate Hydrogen ions.
    Another way to link Solr energy driven electrons to ATP synthesis by a a catalyst, for ADP plus Pi and required energy can be put into generate ATP; for the synthesis of ATP one has to provide energy perhaps through H+ ion transport; or can thsese electrons can be used to provide energy for chemical bond formation between ADP and Pi. If this can be done, it is possible to convert simple CO2 into (CH2O)n by using Hydrogen ions and electronic enrgy via ATP into carbohydrates in test tube.
    It is an thought, a dream and wanted to do some work on it, unfortunately I stopped research and met with an accident and sleeping on the bed, waiting for the D-day come to me.
    Can reply to my email address please.
    grkraj_blr@yahoo.co.in

  2. Kandace

    While convertingsolar maximum electricityinto hydrogen is currently far more expensive than these other methods,
    the higher efficiency and thousandfold-cheaper materials in
    this new process could finally make it competitive.

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