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Kim, Kwang S.
Center for Superfunctional Materials (CSM)
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Graphene-nanoplatelets-supported NiFe-MOF: high-efficiency and ultra-stable oxygen electrodes for sustained alkaline anion exchange membrane water electrolysis

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Title
Graphene-nanoplatelets-supported NiFe-MOF: high-efficiency and ultra-stable oxygen electrodes for sustained alkaline anion exchange membrane water electrolysis
Author
Thangavel, PandiarajanHa, MiranKumaraguru, ShanmugasundaramMeena, AbhishekSingh, Aditya NarayanHarzandi, Ahmad M.Kim, Kwang S.
Issue Date
2020-10
Publisher
Royal Society of Chemistry
Citation
ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, v.13, no.10, pp.3447 - 3458
Abstract
Practical hydrogen production using high-efficiency, low-cost, and stable oxygen electrodes is crucial for a sustainable clean energy future. Herein we report a graphene-nanoplatelets-supported (Ni,Fe) metal-organic framework (MOF) as a superior and ultra-durable (>1000 h) anode for alkaline water electrolysis. The MOF on carbon-fiber paper electrodes requires an overpotential eta = 220 mV to achieve a current density j = 10 mA cm(-2) (eta = 180 mV on nickel foam for j = 20 mA cm(-2)) with a Tafel slope of 51 mV per decade, high turnover frequency (1.22 s(-1)), high faradaic efficiency (99.1%), and long-term durability of 41000 h in continuous electrolysis. In an alkaline anion exchange membrane water electrolyzer (AAEMWE), it exhibits a record current density of 540 mA cm(-2) at 1.85 V at 70 degrees C, outperforming the state-of-the-art Pt/C//IrO2. A breakthrough strategy introduced in membrane electrode assembly fabrication by extending the electrical contact with an aqueous electrolyte offers an additional OH- transport pathway to regenerate the original conductivity of the AAEMWE in continuous electrolysis, without any significant change in the pH of the electrolyte. These findings open up durable, high-performance AAEMWE and direct solar-to-fuel conversion, especially to replace high-cost proton exchange membrane water electrolysis that already works with ultra-pure water.
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https://scholarworks.unist.ac.kr/handle/201301/48873
URL
https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2020/EE/D0EE00877J#!divAbstract
DOI
10.1039/d0ee00877j
ISSN
1754-5692
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