Principles of Photo-Electrochemical Cells

  • John Callum AlexanderEmail author
Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)


This chapter presents the relevant theory of the semiconductor-liquid interface and how it relates to photoelectrochemical redox processes such as water splitting, the principle application of interest in this thesis. The principles would also hold for other photoelectrochemical processes, such as oxidation of pollutants.


Potential Drop Space Charge Region Depletion Layer Hydrogen Evolution Reaction Oxygen Evolution Reaction 
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  1. 1.Imperial College LondonLondonUK

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