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- You have free access to this contentCover Picture: Synergistic Enhancement of Electrocatalytic Activity toward Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Alkaline Electrolytes with Pentabasic (Fe, B, N, S, P)-Doped Reduced Graphene Oxide (Chin. J. Chem. 9/2016) (page 849)
Wei Chen, Munil Sin, Ping-Jie Wei, Qian-Ling Zhang and Jin-Gang Liu
Version of Record online: 14 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/cjoc.201690022
The cover picture shows multiple elements doped reduced graphene oxide (rGO) as an efficient electrocatalyst for the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR). As alternatives to Pt-based electrocatalysts, the development of nonprecious metal catalysts with high performance in the cathodic ORR is highly desirable for large-scale commercialization of automotive fuel cells. A simple two-step doping method for the preparation of pentabasic (Fe, B, N, S, P)-doped rGO as an efficient ORR catalyst has been developed. Simultaneously doping appropriate amounts of Fe and B into the ternary doped N, S, P-rGO composite produced a synergistic effect for enhancing ORR activity, which endowed the prepared catalyst with even higher ORR performance than that of the commercial Pt/C catalyst in alkaline electrolytes. More details are discussed by Liu et al. on page 878–886.
- Enhanced Capacitive Desalination Performance of Porous Carbon Spheres@MnO2 Composite
Bingwei Chen, Yanfang Wang, Feng Yu, Yusong Zhu, Lixin Zhang and Yuping Wu
Version of Record online: 12 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/cjoc.201600290
A PCSs@MnO2 composite was prepared and used as the CDI electrode. The composite performed very well with a high electrosorption capacity and excellent reversibility.
- One-Pot Synthesis of Triarylmethanes via Metal-Free Reductive Coupling of Diaryl Ketones, Tosylhydrazide, and Arylboronic Acids
Xu Shen, Ningning Gu, Ping Liu, Xiaowei Ma, Jianwei Xie, Yan Liu and Bin Dai
Version of Record online: 12 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/cjoc.201600330
Synthesis of triarylmethanes via metal-free reductive coupling of diaryl ketone, tosylhydrazide, and arylboronic acids has been developed. This methodology is realized via one-pot two-step reactions involving the preparation of N-tosylhydrazones by reacting tosylhydrazide with diaryl ketone derivatives, followed by the reductive coupling with arylboronic acid in the presence of potassium carbonate to afford various triarylmethanes analogues in moderate to good yields. Importantly, the system presented here enables the use of easily accessible starting materials and a series of substrates with diverse functional group could be tolerant in this reaction. This approach could also be particularly useful for the synthesis of triaryl-substituted carbazolyl compounds.
- Spin Self-Assembled Clay Nanocomposite Passivation Layers Made from a Photocrosslinkable Poly(vinyl alcohol) and Na+-Montmorillonite Enhance the Environmental Stability of Organic Thin-Film Transistors
Hayoung Jeon, Seonuk Park, Sooji Nam, Kwonwoo Shin, Sung-Ryong Kim, Se Hyun Kim, Jaeyoung Jang and Tae Kyu An
Version of Record online: 12 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/cjoc.201600335
The multilayer polymer-clay nanohybrid passivation films for the stability of pentacene organic thin-film transistors.