CO2 ELECTROCATALYSIS

Co-feeding copper catalysts couple carbon

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The mechanistic electrochemical mass spectrometry study of ethylene production on Cu-based nanocatalysts under CO2/CO co-feeds indicates the existence of separate, reactant-specific surface adsorption sites for CO2 and CO, which guided the design of a multi-component CO2RR electrocatalyst.

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Fig. 1: Cross-coupling of CO and CO2-derived species to result in increased C2H4 yields in co-feed conditions on copper oxide derived nanoparticle catalysts.

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Li, Y., Yang, P. Co-feeding copper catalysts couple carbon. Nat. Nanotechnol. 14, 1002–1003 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-019-0575-y

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