Hydrogen Generation from Photocatalytic Silver|Zinc Oxide Nanowires: Towards Multifunctional Multisegmented Nanowire Devices

A.W. Maijenburg, E.J.B. Rodijk, M.G. Maas, Monica Enculescu, David H.A. Blank, Johan E. ten Elshof

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Photoactive nanowires: A novel photo-electrochemical nanowire diode that catalyzes the conversion of methanol and water to hydrogen under UV light is demonstrated. The wire consists of a metal and a metal oxide segment that are connected via a Schottky barrier. Other functions, such as remote- controlled autonomous movement, can be easily added to these wires in a modular fashion
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)2709-2713
Number of pages5
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • IR-85919
  • METIS-280138

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