3 year Leverhulme Trust grant to study ferroelectric materials has started

2 November 2011

A 3 year study that will focus on developing ferroelectric materials for use a photocatalysts to convert atmospheric carbon dioxide into useful fuels has started today. The grant expands on Dr Dunn’s work that has shown the band positions and spatial photochemistry of ferroelectrics make them an interesting alternative to the existing materials that are currently under intense investigation. The aim of the project is to develop an understanding of the limits of the photochemistry and determine if visible light can be harnessed to drive the reactions.

Updated by: Catherine Jones