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Tunable layered Mn oxides for oxygen electrocatalysis

Platinum-free electrocatalysts for anion exchange membrane fuel cells and water electrolysers are required to improve the techno-economic viability of these electrochemical technologies for the sustainable production and use of hydrogen. Modifying the electronic structure of Li-intercalated layered Mn-oxides via Ru doping resulted in a catalyst displaying impressive performance towards both technologies.

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Fig. 1: Li2Mn0.85Ru0.15O3 as an efficient oxygen catalyst for AEMFCs and AEMWEs.

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Liu, E., Higgins, D. Tunable layered Mn oxides for oxygen electrocatalysis. Nat Catal 7, 469–471 (2024). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41929-024-01144-1

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