Section of Chemistry

Tian Group; Molecular Devices for Artificial Photosynthesis

A molecular device for photosynthesis

Molecular sensitized mesoporous electrodes are used to convert sunlight to electricity, fuels and chemicals.

Converting sunlight to electricity, fuels and chemicals is an important strategy to utilize the solar energy. Molecular devices with photosensitizer or/and catalyst decorated semiconductor as photoelectrodes can be used to perform such solar energy conversion. Our group is mainly working on preparation, development and study of new photoelectrodes.

The research projects in our group cover:

1. Solid State p-Type Mesoporous Solar Cells

2. Solar Fuel Devices for Water Splitting/CO2 Reduction

3. 3D Organic Polymer Nano-Photocatalysts

Financial Support

Our projects are supported by: 


Göran Gustafsson Foundation
Wenner-Gren Foundation

J. Gust. Richert stiftelse