A non-precious metal, Ni molecular catalyst for a fuel cell cathode

Keisuke Takashita, Takahiro Matsumoto, Takeshi Yatabe, Hidetaka Nakai, Seiji Ogo

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We report the first example of a non-precious metal molecular catalyst for a fuel cell cathode. A nickel dihydrido complex is capable of reducing dioxygen to water through a four-electron pathway, as evidenced by an isotope-labeling experiment and electrochemical measurements.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-139
Number of pages3
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2016


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  • Chemistry(all)

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