Journal article

Heterogeneous Single-Atom Catalysts for Electrochemical CO2 Reduction Reaction

M Li, H Wang, W Luo, PC Sherrell, J Chen, J Yang

Advanced Materials | Wiley | Published : 2020

Abstract

The electrochemical CO2 reduction reaction (CO2RR) is of great importance to tackle the rising CO2 concentration in the atmosphere. The CO2RR can be driven by renewable energy sources, producing precious chemicals and fuels, with the implementation of this process largely relying on the development of low-cost and efficient electrocatalysts. Recently, a range of heterogeneous and potentially low-cost single-atom catalysts (SACs) containing non-precious metals coordinated to earth-abundant elements have emerged as promising candidates for the CO2RR. Unfortunately, the real catalytically active centers and the key factors that govern the catalytic performance of these SACs remain ambiguous. He..

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Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China


Awarded by Shanghai Scientific and Technological Innovation Project


Awarded by Fok Ying-Tong Education Foundation of China


Awarded by International Joint Laboratory for Advanced fiber and Low-dimension Materials


Awarded by Australian Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

M.L. and H.W. contributed equally to this work. The authors are grateful for financial support from National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 51702046 and 51822202), Shanghai Scientific and Technological Innovation Project (19JC1410400), Fok Ying‐Tong Education Foundation of China (No. 171041), International Joint Laboratory for Advanced fiber and Low‐dimension Materials (18520750400), the Program for Professor of Special Appointment (Eastern Scholar) at Shanghai Institutions of Higher Learning, DHU Distinguished Young Professor Program and Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities, State Key Laboratory for Modification of Chemical Fibers and Polymer Materials, Donghua University. J.C. would like to thanks the financial support from Australian Research Council (CE140100012).