Cooperative Behaviour of Pt Microelectrodes during CO Bulk Electrooxidation

Authors

  • D. Alfonso Crespo-Yapur,

    1. Institut de Chimie et Procédés pour l'Energie, l'Environnement et la Santé, UMR 7515, Université de Strasbourg-CNRS-ECPM, 25 rue Becquerel, 67087 Strasbourg (France)
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  • Dr. Antoine Bonnefont,

    Corresponding author
    1. Institut de Chimie de Strasbourg, UMR 7177, Université de Strasbourg-CNRS, 4 rue Blaise Pascal, 67000 Strasbourg (France), Fax: (+33) 368851431
    • Institut de Chimie de Strasbourg, UMR 7177, Université de Strasbourg-CNRS, 4 rue Blaise Pascal, 67000 Strasbourg (France), Fax: (+33) 368851431
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  • Prof. Dr. Rolf Schuster,

    1. Institute of Physical Chemistry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Kaiserstr. 12, 76131 Karlsruhe (Germany)
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  • Prof. Dr. Katharina Krischer,

    1. Physik-Department, Nonequilibrium Chemical Physics, Technische Universität München, James-Franck-Str. 1, 85748 Garching (Germany)
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  • Prof. Dr. Elena R. Savinova

    1. Institut de Chimie et Procédés pour l'Energie, l'Environnement et la Santé, UMR 7515, Université de Strasbourg-CNRS-ECPM, 25 rue Becquerel, 67087 Strasbourg (France)
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Abstract

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Cooperative behaviour of an array of microelectrodes: The interplay of bistable reaction kinetics with global coupling results in a spontaneous sequential activation of electrodes when the applied current is increased.

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