Jump to main content
Jump to site search

Issue 32, 2017
Previous Article Next Article

Nitrogen-doped carbon nanocones encapsulating with nickel–cobalt mixed phosphides for enhanced hydrogen evolution reaction

Author affiliations

Abstract

In this work, nickel–cobalt mixed metal phosphides encapsulated into nitrogen-doped carbon nanocones (Ni2P/NiCoP@NCCs) have been prepared through a facile ammonia-etching of nickel–cobalt Prussian blue analogs (Ni–Co PBAs) followed by a subsequent phosphidation treatment. During the in situ and confined phosphidation process, very small nickel–cobalt mixed metal phosphide nanocrystallites are uniformly incorporated into the simultaneously produced nitrogen-doped carbon matrix. Due to the unique structure and composition, the resultant Ni2P/NiCoP@NCCs possess high electrocatalytic activity and excellent durability for the HER in both acidic and alkaline solutions.

Graphical abstract: Nitrogen-doped carbon nanocones encapsulating with nickel–cobalt mixed phosphides for enhanced hydrogen evolution reaction

Back to tab navigation

Supplementary files

Publication details

The article was received on 13 Jun 2017, accepted on 13 Jul 2017 and first published on 13 Jul 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7TA05146H
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017,5, 16568-16572
  •   Request permissions

    Nitrogen-doped carbon nanocones encapsulating with nickel–cobalt mixed phosphides for enhanced hydrogen evolution reaction

    L. Han, T. Yu, W. Lei, W. Liu, K. Feng, Y. Ding, G. Jiang, P. Xu and Z. Chen, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, 5, 16568
    DOI: 10.1039/C7TA05146H

Search articles by author

Spotlight

Advertisements