Jump to main content
Jump to site search
Access to RSC content Close the message box

Continue to access RSC content when you are not at your institution. Follow our step-by-step guide.


Issue 33, 2013
Previous Article Next Article

Redox and electrochemical water splitting catalytic properties of hydrated metal oxide modified electrodes

Author affiliations

Abstract

This paper presents a review of the redox and electrocatalytic properties of transition metal oxide electrodes, paying particular attention to the oxygen evolution reaction. Metal oxide materials may be prepared using a variety of methods, resulting in a diverse range of redox and electrocatalytic properties. Here we describe the most common synthetic routes and the important factors relevant to their preparation. The redox and electrocatalytic properties of the resulting oxide layers are ascribed to the presence of extended networks of hydrated surface bound oxymetal complexes termed surfaquo groups. This interpretation presents a possible unifying concept in water oxidation catalysis – bridging the fields of heterogeneous electrocatalysis and homogeneous molecular catalysis.

Graphical abstract: Redox and electrochemical water splitting catalytic properties of hydrated metal oxide modified electrodes

Back to tab navigation

Article information


Submitted
20 Mar 2013
Accepted
23 Apr 2013
First published
08 May 2013

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 13737-13783
Article type
Perspective

Redox and electrochemical water splitting catalytic properties of hydrated metal oxide modified electrodes

R. L. Doyle, I. J. Godwin, M. P. Brandon and M. E. G. Lyons, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 13737
DOI: 10.1039/C3CP51213D

Social activity

Search articles by author

Spotlight

Advertisements