−60 °C solution synthesis of atomically dispersed cobalt electrocatalyst with superior performance

@article{Huang201960S,
  title={−60 °C solution synthesis of atomically dispersed cobalt electrocatalyst with superior performance},
  author={Kai Huang and Le Zhang and Tingni Xu and Hehe Wei and Ruoyu Zhang and Xiaoyuan Zhang and Binghui Ge and Ming Lei and Jingteng Ma and Li‐Min Liu and Hui Wu},
  journal={Nature Communications},
  year={2019},
  volume={10}
}
Temperature can govern morphologies, structures and properties of products from synthesis in solution. A reaction in solution at low temperature may result in different materials than at higher temperature due to thermodynamics and kinetics of nuclei formation. Here, we report a low-temperature solution synthesis of atomically dispersed cobalt in a catalyst with superior performance. By using a water/alcohol mixed solvent with low freezing point, liquid-phase reduction of a cobalt precursor… 

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