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Cubic Mo6S8-Efficient Electrocatalyst Towards Hydrogen Evolution Over Wide pH Range

Naik, Keerti M and Sampath, S (2017) Cubic Mo6S8-Efficient Electrocatalyst Towards Hydrogen Evolution Over Wide pH Range. In: ELECTROCHIMICA ACTA, 252 . pp. 408-415.

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Official URL: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2017.09.015


Hydrogen evolution from aqueous medium is one of the fundamental processes in electrochemistry and is an important aspect of energy conversion and storage systems. Tremendous efforts to find cheap, efficient and durable electrocatalysts for the hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) have so far, resulted in various transition metal-based catalysts. In this direction, herein, we report the use of chevral Mo6S8 nanocubes synthesized by a simple precipitation method that exhibits high catalytic activity. The catalyst is very active in aqueous media of different pH, 0.5 M H2SO4, 0.1 M KOH and 3% NaCl with good durability and stability. (C) 2017 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copy right for this article belongs to the PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, THE BOULEVARD, LANGFORD LANE, KIDLINGTON, OXFORD OX5 1GB, ENGLAND
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2017 10:46
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2017 10:46
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/58148

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