Using organometallic catalysts as oxidants for fuels and devices

Jonathan F. Hull, Thomas J. Meyer, Gary W Brudvig, Robert H. Crabtree

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Abstract

My research fundamentally focuses on renewable methods and feedstocks for oxidation reactions in the areas of water oxidation and C-H activation. Solar light is thought to be the only sustainable renewable energy source for a population of our size; dioxygen is a green and abundant oxidant. This poster focuses on the rational design of mononuclear Ir and Ru catalysts for solar energy conversion, incorporating these catalysts onto electrodes for devices; and the use of dioxygen for catalytic processes. My career goals are to continue this line of research through fundamental studies to understand how solar energy and dioxygen can be harnessed for devices that produce and consume fuels.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Event240th ACS National Meeting and Exposition - Boston, MA, United States
Duration: Aug 22 2010Aug 26 2010

Other

Other240th ACS National Meeting and Exposition
CountryUnited States
CityBoston, MA
Period8/22/108/26/10

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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Hull, J. F., Meyer, T. J., Brudvig, G. W., & Crabtree, R. H. (2010). Using organometallic catalysts as oxidants for fuels and devices. In ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts