Nov 15, 2018

A mononuclear cobalt complex for water oxidation: new controversies and puzzles

Dalton Transactions : an International Journal of Inorganic Chemistry
Rasoul SafdariMohammad Mahdi Najafpour


Herein the role of a mononuclear cobalt(iii) complex, [CoIII(DPKOH)2]ClO4 (DPK = di(2-pyridyl)ketone), in the water electrooxidation process is investigated with scanning electron microscopy, energy dispersive spectrometry, X-ray diffraction studies, NMR, chronoamperometry, cyclic voltammetry, extended X-ray absorption fine structure and X-ray absorption near edge structure determination. Our experiments show that, in comparison to the reported literature, other cobalt-containing structures on the surface of the FTO electrode could also be the true catalyst for water oxidation.

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Cyclic Peptides
Plain X-ray
Determination Aspects
Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectrometry
di-2-pyridyl ketone oxime
X-Ray Diffraction
Radiographic Imaging Procedure
Specimen Type - Electrode

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