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Directly converting CO2 to hydrocarbons offers a potential route for carbon-neutral energy technologies. Here we report a novel design, integrating the high-temperature CO2–H2O co-electrolysis and low-temperature Fischer–Tropsch synthesis in a single tubular unit, for the direct synthesis of methane from CO2 with a substantial yield of 11.84%.


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Chen, L., Chen, F., & Xia, C. (1 December 2014). Direct Synthesis of Methane from Co2-H2O Co-Electrolysis in Tubular Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cells. Energy & Environmental Science, 7 (12), 4018 – 4022.