Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Cover image for Vol. 53 Issue 17

Editor: Peter Gölitz, Deputy Editors: Neville Compton, Haymo Ross

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, Zeitschrift für Chemie

51_38b/2012Back Cover: Surface-Immobilized Single-Site Iridium Complexes for Electrocatalytic Water Splitting (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 38/2012)

Water-splitting catalysis can be exploited as a source of electrons and protons to make clean, renewable fuels such as hydrogen, thus mimicking photosynthesis. In their Communication on page 9601 ff., K. S. Joya, H. J. M. de Groot, et al. show how surface-immobilized mono-site iridium complexes used as electrocatalysts can generate O2 at a high rate and turnover numbers of more than 200 000.

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