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Toward Ultrafast In Situ X-ray Studies of Interfacial Photoelectrochemistry

Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 162)

Abstract

Picosecond time-resolved in situ X-ray absorption and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy techniques for atomic site-specific real-time studies of interfacial photoelectrochemistry are developed at the Advanced Light Source (ALS). First experiments monitor electronic dynamics in films of dye-sensitized nanocrystals and at hematite-electrolyte interfaces.

Keywords

Advance Light Source Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting Linac Coherent Light Source Picosecond Time Resolution Photovoltaic Power Generation 
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Notes

Acknowledgment

This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Division, through Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231. O.G. was supported by the Department of Energy Office of Science Early Career Research Program.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ultrafast X-Ray Science LaboratoryUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  2. 2.Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  3. 3.Advanced Light SourceUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  4. 4.Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  5. 5.Department of ChemistryUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  6. 6.Space Sciences LaboratoryUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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