Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

Focus and Know-How

  • Metrological test platform for material development 
  • Solar hydrogen modules for PEC water splitting and for the combination of photovoltaics and electrolysis
  • Gas analysis system with automated data correction and evaluation
  • Dedicated systems for stability measurements under operation conditions
  • Microstructural analysis on cross-sections with FIB and (S)TEM

Research Infrastructure

  • Electrochemical methods: CV, LSV, IPCE, Faraday and STH efficiency
  • Mobile gas chromatograph
  • Microstructure diagnostics: SEM, FIB, TEM
  • Material analysis: XPS, ToF-SIMS, TEM-EDX, SEM-EDX, XRD

Reference Projects


NeoPEC: Development of Sputtered Photoelectrodes

NanoPEC: Modules and Metrology