Efficient H2 generation from formic acid using azole complexes in water

Yuichi Manaka, Wan Hui Wang, Yuki Suna, Hide Kambayashi, James T. Muckerman, Etsuko Fujita, Yuichiro Himeda

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Iridium azole-containing complexes are demonstrated to catalyze the dehydrogenation of formic acid into H2-CO2 (1/1) mixtures in aqueous solution in the absence of organic additives, and with a maximum turnover frequency (TOF) of 34 000 h-1 at 80 °C.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)34-37
Number of pages4
JournalCatalysis Science and Technology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis

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