Toward Ultrafast In Situ X-ray Studies of Interfacial Photoelectrochemistry
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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.
KeywordsAdvance Light Source Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting Linac Coherent Light Source Picosecond Time Resolution Photovoltaic Power Generation
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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