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SINGLE-ATOM ELECTROCATALYSIS

Formic acid oxidation boosted by Rh single atoms

Atomically dispersed Rh on N-doped carbon exhibits promising electrocatalytic properties for formic acid oxidation while Rh nanoparticles are inert towards this reaction. The Rh single atoms exhibit high tolerance to CO poisoning compared to Rh nanoparticles.

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Fig. 1: Schematic illustration of Rh catalytic activity.

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Kim, D., Cargnello, M. Formic acid oxidation boosted by Rh single atoms. Nat. Nanotechnol. 15, 346–347 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-020-0659-8

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