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A dinuclear porphyrin-macrocycle as efficient catalyst for the hydrogen evolution reaction

: Jökel, Julia; Schwer, Fabian; Delius, Max von; Apfel, Ulf-Peter


Chemical communications 56 (2020), No.91, pp.14179-14182
ISSN: 0022-4936
ISSN: 0009-241X
ISSN: 1359-7345
Journal Article
Fraunhofer UMSICHT Oberhausen ()

We report an unprecedented dinuclear catalyst for the electrochemical hydrogen evolution reaction (HER). A macrocyclic porphyrin complex comprising two nickel centres connected via redox mediating linker molecules gives rise to efficient catalysis, significantly outperforming a mononuclear reference catalyst.