Ni-Based Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Evolution Reaction


Ni-Based Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Evolution Reaction

K. Karthick, Subrata Kundu

In order to replace highly active noble metals, research on earth abundant based catalysts has been triggered in recent years. In this aspect, from iron group (Fe, Co, Ni) elements, mainly Ni based catalysts with the highly probable d-electronic configuration for hydroxide ion interaction and oxygen molecule cleavage assures the enhanced efficiency for alkaline water oxidation. Ni has been studied elaborately as oxides, hydroxides, sulphides, and selenides that resulted in unprecedented enhancements in OER and hence the overall applied cell voltage can be decreased in alkaline water electrolysis.

Nickel, Oxygen Evolution Reaction, Overpotential, Oxide, Sulphide, Selenide, Tafel Slopes, Linear Sweep Voltametry

Published online 10/5/2019, 28 pages

Citation: K. Karthick, Subrata Kundu, Ni-Based Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Evolution Reaction, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 59, pp 215-242, 2019


Part of the book on Electrochemical Water Splitting

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