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Electropolymerized supermolecule derived N, P co-doped carbon nanofiber networks as a highly efficient metal-free electrocatalyst for the hydrogen evolution reaction

Author:
Yan, Dafeng, Dou, Shuo, Tao, Li, Liu, Zhijuan, Liu, Zhigang, Huo, Jia, Wang, Shuangyin
Source:
Journal of materials chemistry A 2016 v.4 no.36 pp. 13726-13730
ISSN:
2050-7496
Subject:
carbon, carbon fibers, carbon nanofibers, catalysts, electrochemistry, hydrogen production
Abstract:
In this work, for the first time, we report the synthesis of N, P co-doped carbon derived from electrochemically polymerized supermolecules. The as-obtained N, P co-doped carbon fiber networks show ultra-efficient HER activity as a metal-free electrocatalyst with an overpotential of 151 mV to reach a current density of 10 mA cm⁻².
Agid:
6418522