Activating MoS2 for pH-Universal Hydrogen Evolution Catalysis.

@article{Li2017ActivatingMF,
  title={Activating MoS2 for pH-Universal Hydrogen Evolution Catalysis.},
  author={Guoqing Li and Du Zhang and Yifei Yu and Shengyang Huang and Weitao Yang and Linyou Cao},
  journal={Journal of the American Chemical Society},
  year={2017},
  volume={139 45},
  pages={16194-16200}
}
MoS2 presents a promising catalyst for the hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) in water splitting, but its worse catalytic performance in neutral and alkaline media than in acidic environment may be problematic for practical application. This is because the other half reaction of water splitting, i.e., oxygen evolution reaction, often needs to be implemented in alkaline environment. Here we demonstrate a universal strategy that may be used to significantly improve the HER catalysis of MoS2 in all… CONTINUE READING

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