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Water Splitting Mediated by an Electrocatalytically Driven Cyclic Process Involving Iron Oxide Species
preprintsubmitted on 08.04.2020, 08:11 and posted on 09.04.2020, 11:12 by Marten Huck, Lisa Ring, Karsten Küpper, Johann P. Klare, Diemo Daum, Helmut Schäfer
Water splitting carried out upon usage of sulfuric acid in which hematite was suspended at high concentration was shown for the first time. Remarkably: the ultralow OER overpotential of a few tens of millivolt, the very low cell voltage and the negligible mass loss of the anode that solely consists of non-noble elements.
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in Journal of Materials Chemistry A