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Plant leaves inspired sunlight-driven purifier for high-efficiency clean water production

By Hongya Geng, Qiang Xu, Mingmao Wu, Hongyun Ma, Panpan Zhang, Tiantian Gao, Liangti Qu, Tianbao Ma and Chun Li


Natural leaves can purify water under sunlight through a combination of osmotic pressure, transpiration, and guttation effects. Here the authors design a composite material mimicking these combined effects, achieving sunlight-driven pure water production from brine with high collection rate

Topics: Science, Q
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
Year: 2019
DOI identifier: 10.1038/s41467-019-09535-w
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