Cascade Photocatalysis Device

Adele Tamboli (Inventor), Joel Ager III (Inventor), Emily Warren (Inventor), Calton Kong (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


Described herein are devices and methods utilizing cascade photocatalysis to drive multiple chemical reactions via a series of photoelectrochemical catalysts driven by the conversion of light into current by one or more photovoltaic devices. The described devices and methods are tunable and may be used in conjunction with different reactants and products, including the conversion of carbon dioxide into valuable hydrocarbon products.
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number11,961,927 B2
Filing date16/04/24
StatePublished - 2024

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PT-5900-89656


  • electrocatalyst
  • hydrocarbon products
  • photoelectrochemical catalysts


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