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Reply to: Reassessment of the catalytic activity of bismuth for aqueous nitrogen electroreduction

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Fig. 1: ENRR performance for BiNCs/CB with 14N2 or 15N2 as the feed gas.
Fig. 2: ENRR performance for BiNCs/CB with purified or unpurified 14N2 as the feed gas.

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We thank the Analytical and Testing Center of BIT for technical support. We acknowledge the financial support from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (no. 21971012), the Beijing Municipal Natural Science Foundation (JQ20007) and the Beijing Institute of Technology Research Fund Program for Young Scholars.

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A.-X.Y. designed and supervised the research. Y.-C.H. and L.-W.C. synthesized the catalysts, and conducted the analysis and electrocatalytic studies. A.-X.Y., Y.-C.H. and L.-W.C. discussed the results and co-wrote the manuscript.

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Hao, YC., Chen, LW. & Yin, AX. Reply to: Reassessment of the catalytic activity of bismuth for aqueous nitrogen electroreduction. Nat Catal 5, 385–387 (2022).

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