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Enhancement of photoelectrochemical oxidation by an amorphous nickel boride catalyst on porous BiVO4

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Abstract

This paper describes an amorphous nickel boride (NiB) electrocatalyst loaded on porous bismuth vanadate (BiVO4) with high activity for oxygen evolution in photoelectrochemical water oxidation. The NiB-decorated BiVO4 photoanode exhibits an onset potential of 0.25 V versus the reversible hydrogen electrode (vs. RHE) and a photocurrent of 3.47 mA cm−2 at 1.23 V vs. RHE under simulated 100 mW cm−2 irradiation.

Graphical abstract: Enhancement of photoelectrochemical oxidation by an amorphous nickel boride catalyst on porous BiVO4

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The article was received on 06 Sep 2017, accepted on 26 Sep 2017 and first published on 28 Sep 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7NR06636H
Citation: Nanoscale, 2017, Advance Article
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    Enhancement of photoelectrochemical oxidation by an amorphous nickel boride catalyst on porous BiVO4

    K. Dang, X. Chang, T. Wang and J. Gong, Nanoscale, 2017, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C7NR06636H

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