Multifunctional Porous Graphene for High-Efficiency Steam Generation by Heat Localization

Yoshikazu Ito, Yoichi Tanabe, Jiuhui Han, Takeshi Fujita, Katsumi Tanigaki, Mingwei Chen

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Abstract

Multifunctional nanoporous graphene is realized as a heat generator to convert solar illumination into high-energy steam. The novel 3D nanoporous graphene demonstrates a highly energy-effective steam generation with an energy conversation of 80%.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4302-4307
Number of pages6
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume27
Issue number29
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Aug 1

Keywords

  • graphene
  • heat localization
  • nanoporous materials
  • solar energy
  • steam generation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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