Adding a New Member to the MXene Family: Synthesis, Structure, and Electrocatalytic Activity for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction of V4C3Tx

  title={Adding a New Member to the MXene Family: Synthesis, Structure, and Electrocatalytic Activity for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction of V4C3Tx},
  author={Minh-Hai Tran and Tim Sch{\"a}fer and Ali Shahraei and M. D{\"u}rrschnabel and Leopoldo Molina‐Luna and Ulrike Ingrid Kramm and Christina S. Birkel},
  journal={ACS Applied Energy Materials},
Two-dimensional transition-metal-based carbides (or nitrides), so-called MXenes, that can be derived from the three-dimensional MAX phases, have attracted considerable attention throughout the past... 

Current Trends in MXene Research: Properties and Applications

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A review on MXenes: new-generation 2D materials for supercapacitors

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Environmental applications of two-dimensional transition metal carbides and nitrides for water purification: a review

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Environmental Stability of MXenes as Energy Storage Materials

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Two-dimensional MXene-based flexible nanostructures for functional nanodevices: a review

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MXene and MXene-based composites: synthesis, properties and environment-related applications

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Transition Metal‐Promoted V2CO2 (MXenes): A New and Highly Active Catalyst for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction

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2D MXenes: A New Family of Promising Catalysts for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction

Developing highly conductive, stable, and active nonprecious hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) catalysts is a key step for the proposed hydrogen economy. However, few catalysts, except for noble

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Two-Dimensional MXenes as Catalysts for Electrochemical Hydrogen Evolution: A Computational Screening Study

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Two-Dimensional Molybdenum Carbide (MXene) as an Efficient Electrocatalyst for Hydrogen Evolution

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25th Anniversary Article: MXenes: A New Family of Two‐Dimensional Materials

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2D metal carbides and nitrides (MXenes) for energy storage

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Amine‐Assisted Delamination of Nb2C MXene for Li‐Ion Energy Storage Devices

Freestanding, flexible paper is produced that exhibits high capacity and excellent stability when used as the electrode for Li-ion batteries and capacitors.

Two-dimensional transition metal carbides.

Evidence is presented for the exfoliation of the following MAX phases by the simple immersion of their powders, at room temperature, in HF of varying concentrations for times varying between 10 and 72 h followed by sonication.

Ultra-high electrochemical catalytic activity of MXenes

  • Hui Pan
  • Chemistry
    Scientific reports
  • 2016
It is shown that W2C monolayer has the best HER activity with near-zero overpotential at high hydrogen density among all of considered pure MXenes, and hydrogenation can efficiently enhance its catalytic performance in a wide range of hydrogen density further, while oxidization makes its activity reduced significantly.