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FeMoO4 nanorod array: a highly active 3D anode for water oxidation under alkaline conditions

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Abstract

The development of efficient and durable oxygen evolution reaction (OER) catalysts for energy-saving electrolytic hydrogen generation is highly attractive. In this communication, we report the development of an FeMoO4 nanorod array on nickel foam (FeMoO4/NF) via a facile hydrothermal process. As a 3D oxygen evolution reaction electrocatalyst, such FeMoO4/NF shows superior catalytic activity with a geometrical catalytic current density of 50 mA cm−2 at an overpotential of only 293 mV in 1.0 M KOH. Notably, this electrode also shows good long-term electrochemical durability with a high turnover frequency value of 0.43 mol O2 s−1 at an overpotential of 390 mV. This study provides us an attractive cost-effective 3D catalyst material in water-splitting devices for efficient and durable water oxidation at alkaline pH.

Graphical abstract: FeMoO4 nanorod array: a highly active 3D anode for water oxidation under alkaline conditions

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The article was received on 13 Nov 2017, accepted on 03 Jan 2018 and first published on 05 Jan 2018


Article type: Research Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7QI00710H
Citation: Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 665-668
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    FeMoO4 nanorod array: a highly active 3D anode for water oxidation under alkaline conditions

    Y. Gou, Q. Liu, Z. Liu, A. M. Asiri, X. Sun and J. Hu, Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018, 5, 665
    DOI: 10.1039/C7QI00710H

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