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Promoting Nitrogen Electroreduction to Ammonia with Bismuth Nanocrystals and Potassium Cations in Water
preprintsubmitted on 30.01.2020, 02:44 and posted on 31.01.2020, 18:04 by Jaecheol Choi, Hoang-Long Du, Manjunath Chatti, Bryan H. R. Suryanto, Alexandr Simonov, Douglas Macfarlane
We demonstrate that bismuth exhibits no measurable electrocatalytic activity for the nitrogen reduction reaction to ammonia in aqueous electrolyte solutions, contrary to several recent reports on the highly impressive rates of Bi-catalysed electrosynthesis of NH3 from N2.
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