Electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution by cobalt difluoroboryl-diglyoximate complexes

Xile Hu, Brandi M. Cossairt, Bruce S. Brunschwig, Nathan S. Lewis, Jonas C. Peters

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In the presence of moderately strong acids in CH3CN, cobalt complexes with BF2-bridged diglyoxime ligands are active catalysts for the reduction of protons to H2 at potentials as positive as -0.28 V vs. SCE.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4723-4725
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number37
Publication statusPublished - Oct 7 2005

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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