Solar-powered system extracts drinkable water from ‘dry’ air

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Researchers have significantly boosted the output from a system that can extract drinkable water directly from the air even in dry regions, using heat from the sun or another source.

Associated journal article: Alina LaPotin, Yang Zhong, Lenan Zhang, Lin Zhao, Arny Leroy, Hyunho Kim, Sameer R. Rao, Evelyn N. Wang. Dual-Stage Atmospheric Water Harvesting Device for Scalable Solar-Driven Water ProductionJoule, 2020; DOI: 10.1016/j.joule.2020.09.008

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