Subtle Changes, Dramatic Effects: Homogeneous Catalysis of the Oxygen-Reduction Reaction

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  • Dr. Micheál D. Scanlon

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    1. Laboratoire d'Electrochimie Physique et Analytique, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Station 6, CH-1015 Lausanne (Switzerland), Fax: (+41) 21-6933667
    • Laboratoire d'Electrochimie Physique et Analytique, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Station 6, CH-1015 Lausanne (Switzerland), Fax: (+41) 21-6933667

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Abstract

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A just cause: Fukuzumi and co-workers have employed experimental methods to tease out “cause and effect” relationships between subtle modification of the catalyst design or reaction conditions, and the resultant changes in the homogeneous oxygen-reduction mechanistic pathways.

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