Catalysts facilitate water-splitting: plants
Plants get the charge needed for photosynthesis by holding water molecules in place to facilitate proton and electron transfer using catalysts.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Solar panels, hydrogen fuel cells, batteries.|
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Solar panels, hydrogen fuel cells, batteries.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Energy sectorSynthetic solar storage - Solar energy storage
Electrolysis of water - Hydrogen generation
Brookhaven National Laboratory