Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie | 2019

Ni-Fe-Cr-Oxides: An Efficient Catalyst Activated by Visible Light for the Oxygen Evolution Reaction



Abstract The oxygen evolution reaction (OER) is a thermodynamically and kinetically demanding process, therefore it requires the use of catalysts enabling to meet technologically relevant conditions. Here, we realized efficient OER catalysts fabricated using relatively cheap precursors consisting of earth-abundant metal oxides, i.e. nickel, iron, and chromium, and a simple one-step preparation method. It is shown that the catalyst is activated by anodic polarization under irradiation with visible light, which allows decreasing the overpotential necessary for the OER.

Volume 234
Pages 633 - 643
DOI 10.1515/zpch-2019-1431
Language English
Journal Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie

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