Decomposition of Dilute Hydrogen Peroxide in Alkaline Solutions


IN the development of an oxygen electrode for electrochemical fuel cells, it has been of interest to find effective catalysts for the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide in aqueous solutions of potassium carbonate and potassium hydroxide. We have compared the activity of fourteen catalytic solids.

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COTA, H., KATAN, T., CHIN, M. et al. Decomposition of Dilute Hydrogen Peroxide in Alkaline Solutions. Nature 203, 1281 (1964).

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