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Title: Optimizing Electron Transfer from CdSe QDs to Hydrogenase for Photocatalytic H 2 Production
A series of viologen related redox mediators of varying reduction potential has been characterized and their utility as electron shuttles between CdSe quantum dots and hydrogenase enzyme has been demonstrated. Tuning the mediator LUMO energy optimizes peformance of this hybrid photocatalytic system by balancing electron transfer rates of the shuttle
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1808288 1807865
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Chemical Communications
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National Science Foundation
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