Themed collection Catalysis for Clean Energy
Catalysis for CO2 conversion: a key technology for rapid introduction of renewable energy in the value chain of chemical industries
The options and catalysts for using CO2 to introduce renewable energy in the chemical production value chain are discussed.
Oxygen electrocatalysts for water electrolyzers and reversible fuel cells: status and perspective
This perspective reviews various oxygen electrocatalysts for water electrolyzers and reversible fuel cells and discusses worthy subjects of future study.
Stability investigations of electrocatalysts on the nanoscale
The advanced identical location approach for electron microscopy offers unique possibilities for studies on degradation in electrochemical energy conversion.
Carbon dioxide utilization as a soft oxidant and promoter in catalysis
The utilization of CO2 as a soft oxidant and promoter is a promising concept for industrial applications that could not only contribute to the mitigation of CO2 levels, but also the development of economical and energy efficient syntheses of various chemicals.
reduction by TiO2 and related titanium containing solids
This article reviews the use of different types of titania and other titania containing semiconductors for the production of fuels from CO2.
Butterflies: inspiration for solar cells and sunlight water-splitting catalysts
We highlight the inspiration of butterflies for solar energy based on their wonderful skill at light manipulation originating from their elaborate architectures.
Nickel(II) macrocycles: highly efficient electrocatalysts for the selective reduction of CO2 to CO
Ni(II) electrocatalysts are used for the selective reduction of CO2 to CO in aqueous solution at a Hg pool electrode.
Low overpotential water oxidation to hydrogen peroxide on a MnOx catalyst
A MnOx electrocatalyst oxidises water with high energy efficiency by producing hydrogen peroxide as the main product.
About this collection
Energy & Environmental Science is delighted to present a themed-collection highlighting research on 'Catalysis for Clean Energy' in connection with a symposium held at the ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Spring 2012, Guest Edited by Roger Gläser and Chang-jun Liu.