Design and Test of a Concentrated Solar Powered Fluidized Bed Reactor for Ilmenite Reduction (image) SolarPACES Share Print E-Mail Caption With the successful test of this solar reactor design, Denk has achieved the first step, creating H2O on the Moon using solar thermal energy. For the second step, solar electrolysis would break the H2O into hydrogen and oxygen. Credit Thorsten Denk: Presentation at the International Annual SolarPACES Conference 2017 Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.