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A light-assisted, polymeric water oxidation catalyst that selectively oxidizes seawater with a low onset potential
Australian Institute for Innovative Materials - Papers
  • Jun Chen, University of Wollongong
  • Pawel W Wagner, University of Wollongong
  • Lei Tong, University of Wollongong
  • Danijel Boskovic, University of Wollongong
  • Weimin Zhang, University Of Sydney,University Of Wollongong
  • David L Officer, University of Wollongong
  • Gordon G Wallace, University of Wollongong
  • Gerhard F Swiegers, University of Wollongong
RIS ID
79667
Publication Date
1-1-2013
Publication Details

Chen, J., Wagner, P. W., Tong, L., Boskovic, D., Zhang, W., Officer, D. L., Wallace, G. G. & Swiegers, G. F. (2013). A light-assisted, polymeric water oxidation catalyst that selectively oxidizes seawater with a low onset potential. Chemical Science, 4 (7), 2797-2803.

Abstract
Vapour phase polymerisation (vpp) of PEDOT to incorporate high levels of a sulphonated manganese porphyrin yields a vivid green conducting polymer that, under illumination, catalyzes selective oxidation of water from seawater from ca. 0.40 V (vs. NHE; Pt counter electrode) without observable chlorine formation. This onset potential is comparable to that of certain metal oxide semiconductors that achieve higher photocurrents but are not capable of selectively oxidising the water in seawater.
Grant Number
ARC/CE0561616
Citation Information
Jun Chen, Pawel W Wagner, Lei Tong, Danijel Boskovic, et al.. "A light-assisted, polymeric water oxidation catalyst that selectively oxidizes seawater with a low onset potential" (2013) p. 2797 - 2803
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/gwallace/408/