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High Performance Core-Shell Ni/Ni(OH)2 Electrospun Nanofiber Anodes for Decoupled Water Splitting

submitted on 07.09.2020, 14:55 and posted on 09.09.2020, 04:26 by Avigail Landman, Shabtai Hadash, Gennady E. Shter, Hen Dotan, Avner Rothschild, Gideon Grader
  • Large surface area porous electrodes prepared from electrospun Ni and Ni-Co fibers
  • A Ni/Ni(OH)2 core/shell structure produced by galvanic cycling in alkaline media
  • Electrodes with improved current density and charge capacity
  • High efficiency decoupled water splitting with Ni/Ni(OH)2 redox mediator


215-11-023 Israel Ministry of Energy grant


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Technion - Israel Institute of Technology



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Declaration of Conflict of Interest

A.L., G.E.S., H.D., G.S.G., and A.R. hold the following patent in relation to decoupled water splitting: United States Patent no. 10,487,408 "Methods and system for hydrogen production by water electrolysis”. G.S.G., A.R., and H.D. are co-founders of H2Pro, an Israeli start-up company that develops hydrogen generators based on the E-TAC water splitting process. G.S.G and A.R. are members of its board of directors and H.D. is the company's CTO.