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Direct insights into the role of epoxy groups on cobalt sites for acidic H2O2 production

Authors
  • Zhang, Qingran1
  • Tan, Xin2
  • Bedford, Nicholas M.1
  • Han, Zhaojun1, 1, 3
  • Thomsen, Lars4
  • Smith, Sean2
  • Amal, Rose1
  • Lu, Xunyu1
  • 1 The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia , Sydney (Australia)
  • 2 The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 2601, Australia , Canberra (Australia)
  • 3 CSIRO Manufacturing, 36 Bradfield Road, Lindfield, NSW, 2070, Australia , Lindfield (Australia)
  • 4 Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, 800 Blackburn Road, Clayton, VIC, 3168, Australia , Clayton (Australia)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Nature Communications
Publisher
Springer Nature
Publication Date
Aug 21, 2020
Volume
11
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-17782-5
Source
Springer Nature
License
Green

Abstract

The production of hydrogen peroxide by electrochemical oxygen reduction is an attractive alternative to the industrial process, but catalysts should be optimized. Here, the authors enhance hydrogen peroxide production in acidic media with epoxy groups near cobalt centers on carbon nanotubes.

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