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The importance of nanoscale confinement to electrocatalytic performance.

Chem Sci 2019 Dec 11;11(5):1233-1240. Epub 2019 Dec 11.

School of Chemistry, Australian Centre for NanoMedicine, University of New South Wales Sydney 2052 Australia

Electrocatalytic nanoparticles that mimic the three-dimensional geometric architecture of enzymes where the reaction occurs down a substrate channel isolated from bulk solution, referred to herein as nanozymes, were used to explore the impact of nano-confinement on electrocatalytic reactions. Surfactant covered Pt-Ni nanozyme nanoparticles, with Ni etched from the nanoparticles, possess a nanoscale channel in which the active sites for electrocatalysis of oxygen reduction are located. Different particle compositions and etching parameters allowed synthesis of nanoparticles with different average substrate channel diameters that have varying amounts of nano-confinement. Read More

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December 2019

Tracking Electrocatalytic Activity of a Single Palladium Nanoparticle for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction.

Chemistry 2021 Jun 8. Epub 2021 Jun 8.

Nanjing University, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 163 Xianlin Avenue, 210023, Nanjing, CHINA.

The nanoparticle-based electrocatalysts' performance is directly related to the working conditions. In general, a number of nanoparticles are uncontrollably fixed on a millimetre-sized electrode for electrochemical measurements. However, it cannot reveal the maximum electrocatalytic activity owing to the aggregation and detachment of nanoparticles on the electrode surface. Read More

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A novel flow injection amperometric sensor based on carbon black and graphene oxide modified screen-printed carbon electrode for highly sensitive determination of uric acid.

Talanta 2021 Sep 4;232:122493. Epub 2021 May 4.

Research Laboratory for Analytical Instrument and Electrochemistry Innovation, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, 50200, Thailand; Center of Excellence for Innovation in Chemistry and Research Center on Chemistry for Development of Health Promoting Products from Northern Resources, Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, 50200, Thailand. Electronic address:

A simple, rapid, and cost-effective flow injection amperometric (FI-Amp) sensor for sensitive determination of uric acid (UA) was developed based on a new combination of carbon black (CB) and graphene oxide (GO) modified screen-printed carbon electrode (SPCE). The CB-GO nanocomposites were simply synthesized and modified on the working electrode surface to increase electrode conductivity and enhance the sensitivity of UA determination via the electrocatalytic activity toward UA oxidation. The morphologies and electrochemical properties of the synthesized nanomaterials were investigated through scanning electron microscopy (SEM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS), and cyclic voltammetry (CV). Read More

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September 2021

Hollow CoP/FeP Heterostructural Nanorods Interwoven by CNT as a Highly Efficient Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Evolution Reactions.

Nanomaterials (Basel) 2021 May 30;11(6). Epub 2021 May 30.

College of Science, Institute of Oxygen Supply, Tibet University, Lhasa 850000, China.

Electrolysis of water to produce hydrogen is crucial for developing sustainable clean energy and protecting the environment. However, because of the multi-electron transfer in the oxygen evolution reaction (OER) process, the kinetics of the reaction is seriously hindered. To address this issue, we designed and synthesized hollow CoP/FeP heterostructural nanorods interwoven by carbon nanotubes (CoP/[email protected]) via a hydrothermal reaction and a phosphorization process. Read More

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[email protected] as Multifunctional Anchoring Materials for Na-S Batteries: First-Principles Study.

Nanomaterials (Basel) 2021 May 1;11(5). Epub 2021 May 1.

Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Devices and Systems of Ministry of Education and Guangdong Province, College of Physics and Optoelectronic Engineering, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen 518060, China.

Developing highly efficient anchoring materials to suppress sodium polysulfides (NaPSs) shuttling is vital for the practical applications of sodium sulfur (Na-S) batteries. Herein, we systematically investigated pristine graphene and [email protected] (metal = Fe, Co, and Mn) as host materials for sulfur cathode to adsorb NaPSs via first-principles theory calculations. The computing results reveal that [email protected] is a fairly promising anchoring material, in which the formed chemical bonds of Fe-S and N-Na ensure the stable adsorption of NaPSs. Read More

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Electrocatalysis as an enabling technology for organic synthesis.

Chem Soc Rev 2021 Jun 1. Epub 2021 Jun 1.

Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA.

Electrochemistry has recently gained increased attention as a versatile strategy for achieving challenging transformations at the forefront of synthetic organic chemistry. Electrochemistry's unique ability to generate highly reactive radical and radical ion intermediates in a controlled fashion under mild conditions has inspired the development of a number of new electrochemical methodologies for the preparation of valuable chemical motifs. Particularly, recent developments in electrosynthesis have featured an increased use of redox-active electrocatalysts to further enhance control over the selective formation and downstream reactivity of these reactive intermediates. Read More

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Tuning the Electrocatalytic Properties of Black and Gray Arsenene by Introducing Heteroatoms.

ACS Omega 2021 May 11;6(20):13124-13133. Epub 2021 May 11.

Hunan Provincial Key Laboratory of Low-Dimensional Structural Physics & Devices, School of Physics and Electronics, Hunan University, Changsha 410082, China.

On the basis of density functional theory calculations, we explored the catalytic properties of various heteroatom-doped black and gray arsenene toward the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR), the oxygen evolution reaction (OER), and the hydrogen evolution reaction (HER). The calculation results show that pristine black (b-As) and gray arsenene (g-As) exhibit poor catalytic performance because of too weak intermediate adsorption. Heteroatom doping plays a key role in optimizing catalytic performance. Read More

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Phosphorus-Doped 3D RuCo Nanowire Arrays on Nickel Foam with Enhanced Electrocatalytic Activity for Overall Water Splitting.

ACS Omega 2021 Apr 6;6(15):10234-10241. Epub 2021 Apr 6.

Research Center of Green Catalysis, College of Chemistry, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450001, P.R. China.

It is especially significant to design and construct high-performance and stable three-dimensional (3D) bifunctional nanoarchitecture electrocatalysts toward overall water splitting. Herein, we have constructed 3D self-supported phosphorus-doped ruthenium-cobalt nanowires on nickel foams (RuCoP/NF) a simple hydrothermal reaction followed by a low-temperature phosphating reaction. Doping P can not merely enhance the intrinsic activity of electrocatalysts for overall water splitting but at the same time increase electrochemical surface areas (ECSAs) to expose more accessible active sites. Read More

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One-pot synthesis of rugged PdRu nanosheets as the efficient catalysts for polyalcohol electrooxidation.

J Colloid Interface Sci 2021 May 18;601:42-49. Epub 2021 May 18.

College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Soochow University, Industrial Park, Renai Road, Suzhou 215123, PR China. Electronic address:

Recently, intensive attention has been attracted to the two-dimensional metal nanosheets, owing to their excellent electrocatalytic performance for direct alcohol fuel cells (DAFCs). Herein, PdRu nanosheets have been synthesized successfully by a facile one-pot method. The rugged nanosheet structure provided plentiful surface active sites to enhance the electrocatalytic activity. Read More

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Nanowire-structured FeP-CoP arrays as highly active and stable bifunctional electrocatalyst synergistically promoting high-current overall water splitting.

J Colloid Interface Sci 2021 May 18;600:811-819. Epub 2021 May 18.

Guangxi Key Laboratory of Low Carbon Energy Materials, School of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guangxi Normal University, Guilin 541004, China. Electronic address:

The design and construction of highly efficient and durable non-noble metal bifunctional catalysts for oxygen evolution reaction (OER) and hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) in alkaline media is essential for developing the hydrogen economy. To achieve this goal, we have developed a bifunctional nanowire-structured FeP-CoP array catalyst on carbon cloth with uniform distribution through in-situ hydrothermal growth and phosphating treatment. The unique nanowire array structure and the strong electronic interaction between FeP and CoP species have been confirmed. Read More

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Regulating Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction Activity of Metal Coordination Polymer via d-π Conjugation.

Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 2021 May 29. Epub 2021 May 29.

Nankai University, College of Chemistry, CHINA.

Non-noble transition metal complexes have attracted growing interest as efficient electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) while their activities still lack rational and effective regulation. Herein, we propose a d-π conjugation strategy for rough and fine tuning of ORR activity in TM-BTA (TM = Mn/Fe/Co/Ni/Cu, BTA = 1,2,4,5-benzenetetramine) coordination polymers. By first-principle calculations, we elucidate that the strong d-π conjugation elevates the [[EQUATION]] / [[EQUATION]] orbitals of TM centers to enhance intermediate absorption and strengthens the electronic modulation effect from substitute groups on ligands. Read More

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Strong electrostatic adsorption-engaged fabrication of sub-3.0 nm PtRu alloy nanoparticles as synergistic electrocatalysts toward hydrogen evolution.

Nanoscale 2021 Jun 26;13(22):10044-10050. Epub 2021 May 26.

College of Chemistry and Materials Science, Sichuan Normal University, Chengdu 610068, China.

Alloying of Pt with Ru to form ultrafine and well-defined PtRu alloy nanoparticles (NPs) for synergistically electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution is highly desirable but remains a synthetic challenge. Here, we report a strong electrostatic adsorption (SEA)-assisted fabrication of ultrafine and homogeneously distributed PtRu alloy NPs using ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid tetrasodium-derived carbon (EC) as a matrix. The O, N-rich EC with a hierarchically macro/meso/microporous structure and the SEA-assisted formation of the [Ru(bpy)][PtCl] complex ensure the successful generation of ultrasmall PtRu alloy NPs (2. Read More

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Structure Tailored Non-Noble Metal based Ternary Chalcogenide Nanocrystals for Pt-like Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Production.

ChemSusChem 2021 May 26. Epub 2021 May 26.

NCL: National Chemical Laboratory CSIR, Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry, INDIA.

A facile microwave assisted strategy was employed to synthesize Ni3Bi2S2 nanocrystals. Variation in the synthesis conditions tuned the composition of monoclinic and orthorhombic phases of Ni3Bi2S2. The electrochemical HER activity of the catalyst with highest percentage of monoclinic phase, demonstrated a negligible onset potential of only 24 mV close to that of state-of-the-art Pt/C with an overpotential as low as 0. Read More

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High-Grade Biofuel Synthesis from Paired Electrohydrogenation and Electrooxidation of Furfural Using Symmetric Ru/Reduced Graphene Oxide Electrodes.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2021 Jun 19;13(21):24643-24653. Epub 2021 May 19.

Department of Chemical Engineering, Khalifa University, P.O. Box 127788, Abu Dhabi 127788, United Arab Emirates.

Electrochemical hydrogenation is a challenging technoeconomic process for sustainable liquid fuel production from biomass-derived compounds. In general, half-cell hydrogenation is paired with water oxidation to generate the low economic value of O at the anode. Herein, a new strategy for the rational design of Ru/reduced graphene oxide (Ru/RGO) nanocomposites through a cost-effective and straightforward microwave irradiation technique is reported for the first time. Read More

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[email protected] ratiometric electrochemical sensing strategy for effective detection of carbendazim in vegetable samples.

Food Chem 2021 Oct 4;360:130006. Epub 2021 May 4.

Key Laboratory of Crop Physiology, Ecology and Genetic Breeding, Ministry of Education, Key Laboratory of Chemical Utilization of Plant Resources of Nanchang, College of Science, Jiangxi Agricultural University, Nanchang 330045, PR China. Electronic address:

In this paper, a novel ratiometric electrochemical sensor for carbendazim (CBZ) detection was constructed by a composite of [email protected] nanoclusters and amino-functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes ([email protected]/NH-MWCNTs). The Ag nanoclusters (AgNCs) embedded in the MXene not only could inhibit the aggregation of MXene flakes and enhance the electrocatalytic ability, but also serve as an internal reference probe for the ratiometric electrochemical detection. Moreover, the introduction of NH-MWCNTs can further improve the electrochemical signals of CBZ and Ag, resulting in the enhanced signal amplification and higher sensitivity. Read More

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October 2021

Rational Design and Effective Control of Gold-Based Bimetallic Electrocatalyst for Boosting CO Reduction Reaction: A First-Principles Study.

ChemSusChem 2021 May 1. Epub 2021 May 1.

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, P. R. China.

Electrochemical CO reduction reaction (CO RR) is an effective strategy converting CO to value-added products. Au is regarded as an efficient catalyst for electrochemical reduction of CO to CO, and the introduction of Pd can tune CO RR properties due to its strong affinity to CO. Herein, Au-Pd bimetallic electrocatalysts with different metal ratio were firstly investigated on CO RR mechanism by using density functional theory. Read More

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Copper/reduced graphene oxide film modified electrode for non-enzymatic glucose sensing application.

Sci Rep 2021 Apr 29;11(1):9302. Epub 2021 Apr 29.

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, 50200, Thailand.

Numerous studies suggest that modification with functional nanomaterials can enhance the electrode electrocatalytic activity, sensitivity, and selectivity of the electrochemical sensors. Here, a highly sensitive and cost-effective disposable non-enzymatic glucose sensor based on copper(II)/reduced graphene oxide modified screen-printed carbon electrode is demonstrated. Facile fabrication of the developed sensing electrodes is carried out by the adsorption of copper(II) onto graphene oxide modified electrode, then following the electrochemical reduction. Read More

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Effect of Anode Material on Electrochemical Oxidation of Low Molecular Weight Alcohols-A Review.

Molecules 2021 Apr 9;26(8). Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Faculty of Chemistry, Silesian University of Technology, B. Krzywoustego Str. 6, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland.

The growing climate crisis inspires one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century-developing novel power sources. One of the concepts that offer clean, non-fossil electricity production is fuel cells, especially when the role of fuel is played by simple organic molecules, such as low molecular weight alcohols. The greatest drawback of this technology is the lack of electrocatalytic materials that would enhance reaction kinetics and good stability under process conditions. Read More

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Efficient Electrocatalytic N Reduction on Three-Phase Interface Coupled in a Three-Compartment Flow Reactor for the Ambient NH Synthesis.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2021 May 28;13(18):21411-21425. Epub 2021 Apr 28.

RWTH Aachen University, Chemical Process Engineering, Forckenbeckstrasse 51, 52074 Aachen, Germany.

The electrochemical N reduction reaction (eNRR) represents a carbon-free alternative to the Haber-Bosch process for a sustainable NH synthesis powered by renewable energy under ambient conditions. Despite significant efforts to develop catalyst activity and selectivity toward eNRR, an appropriate electrochemical system to obstruct the drawback of low N solubility remains broadly unexplored. Here, we demonstrate an electrocatalytic system combining a ruthenium/carbon black gas diffusion electrode (Ru/CB GDE) with a three-compartment flow cell, enabling solid-liquid-gas catalytic interfaces for the highly efficient Ru-catalyzed eNRR. Read More

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Controllable Cu -Cu Sites for Electrocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide.

Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 2021 Apr 26. Epub 2021 Apr 26.

Key Laboratory for Green Chemical Technology of Ministry of Education, School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemical Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, Weijin Road 92, Tianjin, 300072, China.

Cu-based electrocatalysts facilitate CO electrochemical reduction (CO ER) to produce multi-carbon products. However, the roles of Cu and Cu and the mechanistic understanding remain elusive. This paper describes the controllable construction of Cu -Cu sites derived from the well-dispersed cupric oxide particles supported on copper phyllosilicate lamella to enhance CO ER performance. Read More

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Cell-based electrochemical cytosensor for rapid and sensitive evaluation of the anticancer effects of saponin on human malignant melanoma cells.

Bioelectrochemistry 2021 Aug 31;140:107813. Epub 2021 Mar 31.

Department of Bionano Engineering, Center for Bionano Intelligence Education and Research, Hanyang University, Ansan 426-791, South Korea. Electronic address:

Discovering new anticancer agents and analyzing their activities is a vital part of drug development, but it requires a huge amount of time and resources, leading to the increasing demands for more-effective techniques. Herein, a novel and simple cell-based electrochemical biosensor, referred to as a cytosensor, was proposed to investigate the electrochemical behavior of human skin malignant melanoma (SK-MEL28) cells and the anticancer effect of saponin on cell viability. To enhance both electrocatalytic properties and biocompatibility, gold nanoparticles were electrochemically deposited onto a conductive substrate, and poly-L-lysine was further added to the electrode surface. Read More

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Controlling the coordination environment of Co atoms derived from Co/ZIF-8 for boosting photocatalytic H evolution of CdS.

J Colloid Interface Sci 2021 Aug 24;596:139-147. Epub 2021 Mar 24.

Key Laboratory of Eco-Chemical Engineering, Ministry of Education, State Laboratory of Inorganic Synthesis and Applied Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Qingdao University of Science and Technology, Qingdao 266042, China. Electronic address:

Regulating the coordination environment of metal-N species by replacing N with low electronegativity atoms is an approach of tuning the electrocatalytic performance of metal-based sites. However, such effects on the enhancement of photocatalytic H evolution over semiconductors are not discussed yet. Herein, we designed and prepared Co-based cocatalysts with controlled coordination environment via calcination Co/ZIF-8 loaded with triphenylphosphine followed by a sulfurization treatment. Read More

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Regulating the Electronic Structure and Active Sites in Ni Nanoparticles by Coating N-Doped C Layer and Porous Structure for an Efficient Overall Water Splitting.

Inorg Chem 2021 May 9;60(9):6764-6771. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Green Synthetic Chemistry for Functional Materials, Department of Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Jiangsu Normal University, Xuzhou 221116, P. R. China.

Developing efficient and robust bifunctional electrocatalysts are in high demand for the production of hydrogen by water splitting. Engineering an electrocatalyst with a regulated electronic structure and abundant active sites is an effective way to enhance the electrocatalytic activity. Herein, N-doped C-encapsulated Ni nanoparticles ([email protected]) are synthesized through a traditional hydrothermal reaction, followed by pyrolyzing under an Ar/H atmosphere. Read More

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Strategic Structure Tuning of Yolk-Shell Microcages for Efficient Nitrogen Fixation.

ChemSusChem 2021 Jun 22;14(12):2521-2528. Epub 2021 Apr 22.

Key Laboratory of Advanced Energy Materials Chemistry, (Ministry of Education), Renewable Energy Conversion and Storage Center, College of Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin, 300071, P. R. China.

The electrocatalytic nitrogen reduction reaction (ENRR) under ambient conditions is considered as a promising process to produce ammonia. Towards highly efficient catalysts, here an optimized one-step pyrolysis strategy was tailored to design yolk-shell microcages (YS [email protected]/BLCNTs), consisting of Co nanocrystals encapsulated in N-doped carbon framework and bridged by bamboo-like carbon nanotubes (BLCNTs). The cavity created between yolk and shell not only served as a "micro-bag" to store the reactant N and enhance its dissolution, but also induced a "cage effect" to confine the diffusion of reaction intermediate, hence making the reaction proceed in the direction of producing NH . Read More

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One-dimensional, space-confined, solid-phase growth of the [email protected] core-shell heterostructure for electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution.

J Colloid Interface Sci 2021 Aug 22;595:88-97. Epub 2021 Mar 22.

Key Laboratory of Synthetic and Biological Colloids, Ministry of Education, School of Chemical and Material Engineering, Jiangnan University, Wuxi 214122, PR China. Electronic address:

Binary transition metal chalcogenide core-shell nanocrystals are considered the most promising nonprecious metal catalysts for large-scale industrial hydrogen production. Herein, we report a one-dimensional, space-confined, solid-phase strategy for the growth of a [email protected] core-shell heterostructure by combining electrospinning and chemical vapor deposition methods. The [email protected] core-shell nanocrystals were synthesized in situ on carbon nanofibers ([email protected]/CNFs) by an S vapor graphitization process. Read More

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Defect-Rich Heterogeneous MoS/rGO/NiS Nanocomposite for Efficient pH-Universal Hydrogen Evolution.

Nanomaterials (Basel) 2021 Mar 8;11(3). Epub 2021 Mar 8.

Guangxi Institute Fullerene Technology (GIFT), Guangxi Key Laboratory of Processing for Non-Ferrous Metals and Featured Materials, School of Resources, Environment and Materials, Guangxi University, Nanning 530004, China.

Molybdenum disulfide (MoS) has been universally demonstrated to be an effective electrocatalytic catalyst for hydrogen evolution reaction (HER). However, the low conductivity, few active sites and poor stability of MoS-based electrocatalysts hinder its hydrogen evolution performance in a wide pH range. The introduction of other metal phases and carbon materials can create rich interfaces and defects to enhance the activity and stability of the catalyst. Read More

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Improving and Understanding the Hydrogen Evolving Activity of a Cobalt Dithiolene Metal-Organic Framework.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2021 Apr 31;13(14):16384-16395. Epub 2021 Mar 31.

Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, United States.

Despite the promising previous reports on the development of electrocatalytic dithiolene-based metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) for the hydrogen evolution reaction (HER), these materials often display poor reproducibility of the HER performance because of their poor bulk properties upon integration with electrode materials. We demonstrate here an in-depth investigation of the electrocatalytic HER activity of a cobalt 2,3,6,7,10,11-triphenylenehexathiolate (CoTHT) MOF. To enhance the durability and charge transport properties of the constructed CoTHT/electrode architecture, CoTHT is deposited as an ink composite () composed of Nafion and carbon black. Read More

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Accelerating H Evolution by Anodic Semi-dehydrogenation of Tetrahydroisoquinolines in Water over Co O Nanoribbon Arrays Decorated Nickel Foam.

Chemistry 2021 May 14;27(27):7502-7506. Epub 2021 Apr 14.

Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Chemical Materials and Devices of Ministry of Education, Jianghan University, Wuhan, 430056, P. R. China.

Coupling the H evolution reaction in water with thermodynamically favorable organic oxidation reactions is highly desirable, because it can enhance the energy conversion efficiency compared with electrocatalytic water splitting, and produce value-added chemicals instead of O in the anodic reaction. Herein, Co O nanoribbon arrays in situ grown on nickel foam (Co O @NF) was employed as an effective electrocatalyst for the selective oxidation of tetrahydroisoquinolines (THIQs). Various value-added semi-dehydrogenation products including dihydroisoquinolines with electro-deficient or -rich groups could be obtained with moderate yields and faradaic efficiencies. Read More

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Ultrasensitive Microfluidic Paper-Based Electrochemical/Visual Analytical Device via Signal Amplification of [email protected] Zn/Co Core-Shell ZIF67/ZIF8 Nanoparticles for Prostate-Specific Antigen Detection.

Anal Chem 2021 04 23;93(13):5459-5467. Epub 2021 Mar 23.

School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Jinan, Jinan 250022, PR China.

An effective signal amplification strategy is essential to enhance the analytical performance of microfluidic paper-based analytical devices (μPADs) for tracing biomarkers. Here, a simple but efficient approach with superior electrocatalytic performance of [email protected] Zn/Co core-shell ZIF67/ZIF8 nanoparticles for regulating the efficacious signal amplification process was utilized to realize the detection of prostate-specific antigen (PSA). By rationally designing the core-shell structure of ZIF67/ZIF8 with hollow characteristics on the nanoscale and introducing the noble metal element Pd into the cavity, the diffusion limitation and porous confinement reduction of the obtained nanomaterials with uniform morphology and satisfactory chemical stability could be realized, which endowed it with better catalytic performance than solid metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and ensured effective signal amplification of HO reduction for achieving enhanced electrochemical signals. Read More

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Electrochemical Sensing Platforms of Dihydroxybenzene: Part 1 - Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene, and their Derivatives.

Chem Rec 2021 May 23;21(5):1039-1072. Epub 2021 Mar 23.

Department of Chemistry, Jagannath University, Dhaka 1100, Bangladesh, 9583794.

Dihydroxybenzene is regarded as a serious environmental pollutant. Its detection through electrochemical methods is still challenging due to having a similar structure and overlapping signals with the conventional bare electrode. Thanks to the unique features and wide applicability of carbon nanotubes, graphene, and their derivatives, they can be used as modifiers to overcome the poor resolution ability of bare electrodes in the detection of dihydroxybenzene. Read More

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