Chapter 7. A Modular Approach to the Development of Molecular Electrocatalysts for H2 Oxidation and Production Based on Inexpensive Metals

  1. Dr. R. Morris Bullock
  1. M. Rakowski DuBois and
  2. Daniel L. DuBois

Published Online: 27 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527631582.ch7

Catalysis without Precious Metals

Catalysis without Precious Metals

How to Cite

DuBois, M. R. and DuBois, D. L. (2010) A Modular Approach to the Development of Molecular Electrocatalysts for H2 Oxidation and Production Based on Inexpensive Metals, in Catalysis without Precious Metals (ed R. M. Bullock), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527631582.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Chemical and Materials Sciences Division, P.O. Box 999, K2-57, Richland, WA 99352, USA

Author Information

  1. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Chemical and Materials Sciences Division, Richland, WA 99352, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323548

Online ISBN: 9783527631582

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Keywords:

  • electrocatalysis;
  • hydrogen;
  • oxidation;
  • reduction;
  • proton;
  • relay

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Concepts in Catalyst Design Based on Structural Studies of Hydrogenase Enzymes

  • A Layered or Modular Approach to Catalyst Design

  • Using the First Coordination Sphere to Control the Energies of Catalytic Intermediates

  • Using the Second Coordination Sphere to Control the Movement of Protons between the Metal and the Exterior of the Molecular Catalyst

  • Integration of the First and Second Coordination Spheres

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements

  • References