Extremely cost-effective and efficient solar vapor generation

Zhejun Liu, Haomin Song, Dengxin Ji, Chenyu Li, Alec Cheney, Youhai Liu, Nan Zhang, Xie Zeng, Borui Chen, Jun Gao, Xiang Liu, Diana Aga, Suhua Jiang, Zongfu Yu, Qiaoqiang Gan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We report an efficient strategy using extremely low-cost materials. Due to the excellent thermal insulation, a record thermal efficiency of ~88% was obtained under one sun without concentration, corresponding to the evaporation rate of 1.28 kg/(m2h).
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781557528209
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017
Externally publishedYes


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