Carbon dioxide sees the light

Collaborators in Spain and Germany have built a microreactor that uses visible light to drive a reaction that turns carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide – an important chemical building block

The reverse water–gas shift (RWGS) reaction converts carbon dioxide and hydrogen into carbon monoxide and water and is often performed…

Full text: http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/2015/10/reactor-catalyst-visible-light-carbon-dioxide-reverse-gas-water-shift

Author

Aurora Walshe

Source

Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-10-15.

Supplier

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
University of Liverpool
University of Valladolid

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