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Boosting ethanol electrooxidation via photothermal effect over palladium/reduced graphene oxide

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Abstract

A photothermal effect strategy to combine the model thermal material, namely, reduced graphene oxide with active species (palladium) was developed to greatly improve the activity and stability of ethanol electrooxidation reaction (EOR). The improvement can be ascribed to both accelerated reaction kinetics of EOR and promoted desorption of the toxic reaction intermediate COads from active palladium caused by the efficient light absorption and subsequent conversion to thermy of reduced graphene oxide. Additionally, this photothermally enhanced strategy was found to be suitable for electrooxidation reactions of other alcohols (e.g., ethylene glycol and glycerol).

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The article was received on 17 Aug 2018, accepted on 04 Sep 2018 and first published on 05 Sep 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8TA08006B
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018,6, 18426-18429
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    Boosting ethanol electrooxidation via photothermal effect over palladium/reduced graphene oxide

    Y. Wu, S. Han, Y. Huang, Y. Shi and B. Zhang, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 18426
    DOI: 10.1039/C8TA08006B

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