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Wood, Bacteria and Sun Combined in Novel Water Purification System

News   Jul 09, 2020 | Original story from the American Chemical Society.

 
Wood, Bacteria and Sun Combined in Novel Water Purification System

A solar steam generator has an upper layer (black) of light-absorbing carbon nanotubes, a middle layer (grey) of heat-insulating glass bubbles, and a bottom layer (brown) of water-transporting wood. Credit: Adapted from Nano Letters 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c01088.

 
 
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