A proton channel allows a hydrogen oxidation catalyst to operate at a moderate overpotential with water acting as a base

Sheri Lense, Arnab Dutta, John Roberts, Wendy J. Shaw

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Abstract

We report the incorporation of a simple enzyme-inspired proton channel onto a hydrogen oxidation catalyst. This modification facilitates proton transfer and lowers the overpotential for oxidation of H2 by 300 mV when using water as a base.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)792-795
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume50
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 25 2014

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Protons
Hydrogen
Oxidation
Catalysts
Proton transfer
Water
Enzymes

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  • Chemistry(all)
  • Catalysis
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Metals and Alloys

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A proton channel allows a hydrogen oxidation catalyst to operate at a moderate overpotential with water acting as a base. / Lense, Sheri; Dutta, Arnab; Roberts, John; Shaw, Wendy J.

In: Chemical Communications, Vol. 50, No. 7, 25.01.2014, p. 792-795.

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