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New Breakthrough in Solar Energy Application: Converting Carbon Dioxide into Fuel

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Molybdenum Carbide: What’s it?

Molybdenum carbonide exhibits high melting points and hardness. It is also very resistant to heat and corrosion. Molybdenum (silver-white refractory) has a melting point at 2615, 10.2g/cm3, and an expansion coefficient of 0.5, almost equal to that of electronic tube glass. Molybdenum will not oxidize quickly above 600 degrees Celsius and is therefore stable at room temperatures.

Molybdenum carbide as fuel

Many scientists are inspired by plants’ ingenious way of turning light into fuel, according to media reports. Photosynthesis today is the cornerstone of solving the carbon dioxide crisis. Linkoping University in Sweden discovered how to make carbon dioxide more fuel-efficient by using solar energy. The photoelectrode was created by Linkoping University in Sweden. It is coated with a layer graphene. Graphene has become a popular material. It is a thin layer of carbon atoms that can be used to capture sunlight and create charge carriers. The next step is to convert carbon dioxide, water, methane, and carbon monoxide into formic acid.

From Carbon Dioxide, to Hydrocarbons

This is the latest indication that people are trying to find solutions to carbon dioxide. That is what many environmental initiatives aim for and the Paris Agreement. The momentum seems to be growing, with the potential for technological breakthroughs. In fact, this spring, both the University of Southern California (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) and University of Southern California (University of Southern California) announced they created a new catalyst for hydrogenation. This is a less expensive process than the conversion of CO2 into hydrocarbons.

Molybdenum carbide catalyst nanotechnology

The catalyst was created using nanotechnology and nanoparticles made of molybdenum carbonide. Molybdenum carbide is a combination of metal and carbon compounds that can be used for a variety of purposes, such as the transformation of carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide or the production of hydrocarbons. The cost of any project that aims to make use of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is an important aspect. The cost of carbon capture technology is one example. Many think that carbon capture technology cannot be afforded and is therefore not feasible for solving global emissions issues on large scale.

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