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d-Band Catalysis in Electrochemistry

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Catalytic effects: A new model explains the catalytic effect of metal d-bands on electrochemical reactions. Interactions with narrow d-bands lead to changes in the local density of states of the reactant which significantly reduce activation barriers. The model gives some justification to recent suggestions that the center of the d-band is a key factor for electrocatalysis.

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