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Title: In Situ Coupling Strategy for the Preparation of FeCo Alloys and Co 4N Hybrid for Highly Efficient Oxygen Evolution

Abstract

An in situ coupling approach is developed to create a new highly efficient and durable cobalt-based electrocatalyst for the oxygen evolution reaction (OER). Using a novel cyclotetramerization, a task-specific bimetallic phthalocyanine-based nanoporous organic framework is successfully built as a precursor for the carbonization synthesis of a nonprecious OER electrocatalyst. The resultant material exhibits an excellent OER activity with a low overpotential of 280 mV at a current density of 10 mA cm –2 and high durability in an alkaline medium. This impressive result ranks among the best from known Co-based OER catalysts under the same conditions. The simultaneous installation of multiple diverse cobalt-based active sites, including FeCo alloys and Co 4N nanoparticles, plays a critical role in achieving this promising OER performance. Lastly, this innovative approach not only enables high-performance OER activity to be achieved but simultaneously provides a means to control the surface features, thereby tuning the catalytic property of the material.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [1];  [3]; ORCiD logo [4];  [5];  [3]; ORCiD logo [4];  [5];  [6]; ORCiD logo [7]
  1. The Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)
  2. The Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States); East China Univ. of Science and Technology, Shanghai (China)
  3. Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. Shanghai (China)
  4. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  5. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou (China)
  6. East China Univ. of Science and Technology, Shanghai (China)
  7. The Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States); Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1462887
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Advanced Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 29; Journal Issue: 47; Journal ID: ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; cobalt nitride; cyclotetramerization; FeCo alloy nanoparticles; in situ coupling; oxygen evolution reaction

Citation Formats

Zhu, Xiang, Jin, Tian, Tian, Chengcheng, Lu, Chenbao, Liu, Xiaoming, Zeng, Min, Zhuang, Xiaodong, Yang, Shize, He, Lin, Liu, Honglai, and Dai, Sheng. In Situ Coupling Strategy for the Preparation of FeCo Alloys and Co4N Hybrid for Highly Efficient Oxygen Evolution. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1002/adma.201704091.
Zhu, Xiang, Jin, Tian, Tian, Chengcheng, Lu, Chenbao, Liu, Xiaoming, Zeng, Min, Zhuang, Xiaodong, Yang, Shize, He, Lin, Liu, Honglai, & Dai, Sheng. In Situ Coupling Strategy for the Preparation of FeCo Alloys and Co4N Hybrid for Highly Efficient Oxygen Evolution. United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201704091.
Zhu, Xiang, Jin, Tian, Tian, Chengcheng, Lu, Chenbao, Liu, Xiaoming, Zeng, Min, Zhuang, Xiaodong, Yang, Shize, He, Lin, Liu, Honglai, and Dai, Sheng. Wed . "In Situ Coupling Strategy for the Preparation of FeCo Alloys and Co4N Hybrid for Highly Efficient Oxygen Evolution". United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201704091. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1462887.
@article{osti_1462887,
title = {In Situ Coupling Strategy for the Preparation of FeCo Alloys and Co4N Hybrid for Highly Efficient Oxygen Evolution},
author = {Zhu, Xiang and Jin, Tian and Tian, Chengcheng and Lu, Chenbao and Liu, Xiaoming and Zeng, Min and Zhuang, Xiaodong and Yang, Shize and He, Lin and Liu, Honglai and Dai, Sheng},
abstractNote = {An in situ coupling approach is developed to create a new highly efficient and durable cobalt-based electrocatalyst for the oxygen evolution reaction (OER). Using a novel cyclotetramerization, a task-specific bimetallic phthalocyanine-based nanoporous organic framework is successfully built as a precursor for the carbonization synthesis of a nonprecious OER electrocatalyst. The resultant material exhibits an excellent OER activity with a low overpotential of 280 mV at a current density of 10 mA cm–2 and high durability in an alkaline medium. This impressive result ranks among the best from known Co-based OER catalysts under the same conditions. The simultaneous installation of multiple diverse cobalt-based active sites, including FeCo alloys and Co4N nanoparticles, plays a critical role in achieving this promising OER performance. Lastly, this innovative approach not only enables high-performance OER activity to be achieved but simultaneously provides a means to control the surface features, thereby tuning the catalytic property of the material.},
doi = {10.1002/adma.201704091},
journal = {Advanced Materials},
number = 47,
volume = 29,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {10}
}

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