Activated carbon becomes active for oxygen reduction and hydrogen evolution reactions

Yan, Xuecheng, Jia, Yi, Odedairo, Taiwo, Zhao, Xiaojun, Jin, Zhao, Zhu, Zhonghua and Yao, Xiangdong (2016) Activated carbon becomes active for oxygen reduction and hydrogen evolution reactions. Chemical Communications, 52 52: 8156-8159. doi:10.1039/c6cc03687b


Author Yan, Xuecheng
Jia, Yi
Odedairo, Taiwo
Zhao, Xiaojun
Jin, Zhao
Zhu, Zhonghua
Yao, Xiangdong
Title Activated carbon becomes active for oxygen reduction and hydrogen evolution reactions
Journal name Chemical Communications   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1359-7345
1364-548X
Publication date 2016-05-31
Year available 2016
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1039/c6cc03687b
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 52
Issue 52
Start page 8156
End page 8159
Total pages 4
Place of publication Cambridge, United Kingdom
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Language eng
Subject 1503 Catalysis
2504 Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
2503 Ceramics and Composites
1600 Chemistry
2508 Surfaces, Coatings and Films
2506 Metals and Alloys
2505 Materials Chemistry
Abstract We utilized a facile method for creating unique defects in the activated carbon (AC), which makes it highly active for the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) and hydrogen evolution reaction (HER). The ORR activity of the defective AC (D-AC) is comparable to the commercial Pt/C in alkaline medium, and the D-AC also exhibits excellent HER activity in acidic solution.
Keyword Electrocatalyst
Hydrogen evolution reaction
HER
Activated carbon
AC
Oxygen reduction reaction
ORR
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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