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One-step CVD synthesis of carbon framework wrapped Co2P as a flexible electrocatalyst for efficient hydrogen evolution

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Abstract

Here, we develop a novel method to successfully prepare a nanohybrid catalyst of carbon framework wrapped cobalt phosphide on carbon cloth (Co2P@C/CC) as a flexible electrocatalyst for the HER. Relative to reported phosphides phosphatized using hypophosphite, the resulting Co2P@C/CC was prepared using a Co3(PO4)2 precursor via one-step chemical vapor deposition (CVD) reduction, thus obtaining highly purified Co2P. This moderate method paves a versatile path to designing earth-abundant alternatives for the HER.

Graphical abstract: One-step CVD synthesis of carbon framework wrapped Co2P as a flexible electrocatalyst for efficient hydrogen evolution

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The article was received on 23 Feb 2017, accepted on 04 Apr 2017 and first published on 04 Apr 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7TA00592J
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, Advance Article
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    One-step CVD synthesis of carbon framework wrapped Co2P as a flexible electrocatalyst for efficient hydrogen evolution

    C. Ye, M. Q. Wang, G. Chen, Y. H. Deng, L. J. Li, H. Q. Luo and N. B. Li, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C7TA00592J

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