Doping Effects on the Performance of Paired Metal Catalysts for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction

  title={Doping Effects on the Performance of Paired Metal Catalysts for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction},
  author={Michelle A Hunter and Julia M. T. A. Fischer and Marlies Hankel and Qinghong Yuan and Debra J. Searles},
  journal={Journal of chemical information and modeling},
  volume={59 5},
  • Michelle A Hunter, J. Fischer, +2 authors D. Searles
  • Published 1 January 2019
  • Computer Science, Physics, Materials Science, Medicine, Chemistry
  • Journal of chemical information and modeling
Metal heteroatoms dispersed in nitrogen-doped graphene display promising catalytic activity for fuel cell reactions such as the hydrogen evolution reaction (HER). Here we explore the effects of the dopant concentration on the synergistic catalytic behavior of a paired metal atom active site comprising Co and Pt atoms that have been shown to be particularly active catalysts in these materials. The metals are coordinated to six atoms in a vacancy of N-doped graphene. We find that the HER activity… 
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