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 A.S. Roberts, Wendy J. Shaw

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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
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jan 25 2014


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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