Short-lived reaction intermediates can be separated and prevented from reacting further by using a membrane reactor. This paper describes such a reactor for the thionine-ferrous iron solar cell. The theory and results show how the current produced by this solar cell can be increased.
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William Ward and Stephen Valenty of the General Electric Corporation helped us in our early planning of this research. The work was supported principally by the National Science Foundation grant CPESO 17376, Other support came from the National Science Foundation grant CPESO 26304 and the National Institutes of Health grant l-ROl-AM16143.