In situ study of the gas-phase electrolysis of water on platinum by NAP-XPS.

Abstract

Chasing down the active state: Near-ambient-pressure X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy was used to study the surface of a Pt electrode during the oxygen evolution reaction (OER). A hydrated Pt metal phase with dissolved oxygen in the near-surface region is OER-active and considered to be the precursor of the analytically detected PtO2 , which is in fact the… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201304765

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