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New Paper Published in Chemistry Select

Trace Amount of Platinum Supported on Carbonized Biomorphic Wood for Efficient Electrochemical Hydrogen Evolution in Alkaline Condition

Meng Wang, Yakup Gönüllü,Myeongwhun Pyeon, Zhidan Diao, Lisa Czympiel, Mrityunjay Singh,Shaohua Shen, Sanjay Mathur

Abstract

Carbonized biomorphic wood (Bio-C), which features unique properties such as highly ordered microtexture, well-developed porous structure, and low charge transfer resistance, was prepared as a promising scaffold with trace amount of platinum (Pt) supported to efficiently electrocatalyze hydrogen evolution reaction (HER). Pt/Bio-C nanocomposites demonstrated superior HER activity with a current density reaching as high as ∼58 mAcm−2 at −0.2 V vs. reversible hydrogen electrode (RHE) in strongly alkaline condition.

ChemistrySelect. 3 (2018) 2140-2143.

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