Hydrogen production from water using a bis(imino)pyridine molybdenum electrocatalyst

Raja Pal, Joseph A. Laureanti, Thomas L. Groy, Anne Katherine Jones, Ryan Trovitch

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Abstract

In 5.0 M H2O/acetonitrile, [(Ph2PPrPDI)MoO][PF6]2 produces H2 with 96% Faradaic efficiency at -2.5 V vs. Fc+/0 and a rate of 55 s-1. Reactivity studies and isolation of a Mo(ii) oxo intermediate, (Ph2PPrPDI)MoO, shed light on the H2 evolution mechanism.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11555-11558
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume52
Issue number77
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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Molybdenum
Electrocatalysts
Hydrogen production
Acetonitrile
Pyridine
Water
pyridine
acetonitrile

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

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Hydrogen production from water using a bis(imino)pyridine molybdenum electrocatalyst. / Pal, Raja; Laureanti, Joseph A.; Groy, Thomas L.; Jones, Anne Katherine; Trovitch, Ryan.

In: Chemical Communications, Vol. 52, No. 77, 2016, p. 11555-11558.

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Pal, Raja ; Laureanti, Joseph A. ; Groy, Thomas L. ; Jones, Anne Katherine ; Trovitch, Ryan. / Hydrogen production from water using a bis(imino)pyridine molybdenum electrocatalyst. In: Chemical Communications. 2016 ; Vol. 52, No. 77. pp. 11555-11558.
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