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A nanosized Mn oxide/boron nitride composite as a catalyst for water oxidation

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Abstract

Herein, a nanosized Mn oxide/boron nitride composite is reported as a catalyst for water oxidation. This study is interesting because nanosized boron nitride is one of the most stable and inert compounds and can form a new composite with Mn oxides. The composite was synthesized using a straightforward and simple procedure and characterized, showing that the composite is a supported Mn(III,IV) oxide on boron nitride. The water-oxidizing activity of the composite was studied in the presence of cerium(IV) ammonium nitrate and photoproduced Ru(bpy)33+ as oxidants. The optimized catalyst calcined at 200–300 °C showed a turnover frequency of 0.15 (mmolO2/s−1 molMn−1) in the presence of cerium(IV) ammonium nitrate.

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The article was received on 05 Jan 2017, accepted on 09 Aug 2017 and first published on 10 Aug 2017


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C7NJ00049A
Citation: New J. Chem., 2017,41, 10627-10633
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    A nanosized Mn oxide/boron nitride composite as a catalyst for water oxidation

    M. M. Najafpour, S. Madadkhani, T. Tomo and S. I. Allakhverdiev, New J. Chem., 2017, 41, 10627
    DOI: 10.1039/C7NJ00049A

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