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Title: Importance of Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer in Cathodic Regeneration of Organic Hydrides

Abstract

Electrochemical regeneration of organic hydrides is often hindered by the rapid dimerization of organic radicals produced as the first intermediates of these electrochemical transformations. In this work, we utilize proton-coupled electron transfer to outcompete the undesired dimerization and achieve successful hydride regenerations of two groups of organic hydrides - acridines and benzimidazoles. This work provides an analysis of the critical factors that control the regeneration pathways of organic hydrides.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]
  1. University of Illinois at Chicago
  2. University of Colorado
  3. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
  4. University of Illinois at Chicago; Argonne National Laboratory
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1512682
Report Number(s):
NREL/JA-5K00-73891
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Chemical Communications
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 55; Journal Issue: 39
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; organic hydrides; regeneration; proton-coupled electron transfer

Citation Formats

Ilic, Stefan, Alherz, Abdulaziz, Musgrave, Charles B, and Glusac, Ksenija D. Importance of Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer in Cathodic Regeneration of Organic Hydrides. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:https://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C9CC00928K.
Ilic, Stefan, Alherz, Abdulaziz, Musgrave, Charles B, & Glusac, Ksenija D. Importance of Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer in Cathodic Regeneration of Organic Hydrides. United States. doi:https://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C9CC00928K.
Ilic, Stefan, Alherz, Abdulaziz, Musgrave, Charles B, and Glusac, Ksenija D. Mon . "Importance of Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer in Cathodic Regeneration of Organic Hydrides". United States. doi:https://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C9CC00928K.
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title = {Importance of Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer in Cathodic Regeneration of Organic Hydrides},
author = {Ilic, Stefan and Alherz, Abdulaziz and Musgrave, Charles B and Glusac, Ksenija D.},
abstractNote = {Electrochemical regeneration of organic hydrides is often hindered by the rapid dimerization of organic radicals produced as the first intermediates of these electrochemical transformations. In this work, we utilize proton-coupled electron transfer to outcompete the undesired dimerization and achieve successful hydride regenerations of two groups of organic hydrides - acridines and benzimidazoles. This work provides an analysis of the critical factors that control the regeneration pathways of organic hydrides.},
doi = {https://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C9CC00928K},
journal = {Chemical Communications},
number = 39,
volume = 55,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {4}
}

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