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Local ionic liquid environment at a modified iron porphyrin catalyst enhances the electrocatalytic performance of CO2 to CO reduction in water

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In this study we report a strategy to attach methylimidazolium fragments as ionic liquid units on an established iron porphyrin catalyst for the selective reduction of CO2 to CO. Importantly, we found that the tetra-methylimidazolium containing porphyrin exhibits an exalted electrocatalytic activity at low overpotential in water precluding the need for an external proton donor.

Graphical abstract: Local ionic liquid environment at a modified iron porphyrin catalyst enhances the electrocatalytic performance of CO2 to CO reduction in water

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Submitted
08 Aug 2018
Accepted
24 Sep 2018
First published
24 Sep 2018

Chem. Commun., 2018,54, 11630-11633
Article type
Communication

Local ionic liquid environment at a modified iron porphyrin catalyst enhances the electrocatalytic performance of CO2 to CO reduction in water

A. Khadhraoui, P. Gotico, B. Boitrel, W. Leibl, Z. Halime and A. Aukauloo, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 11630
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06475J

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