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Coupling functional anodes with natural air-diffused cathodes enables highly efficient hydrogen peroxide electrosynthesis

Author(s):  Chen LING, Aiping LIANG, Chaolin LI, Wenhui WANG

Affiliation(s):  School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, Shenzhen 518055, China; more

Corresponding email(s):  lichaolin@hit.edu.cn, wangwenhui@hit.edu.cn

Key Words:  Two-electron water oxidation; Two-electron oxygen reduction; Self-assembled membrane; Hydrogen peroxide; Electrosynthesis

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Chen LING, Aiping LIANG, Chaolin LI, Wenhui WANG. Coupling functional anodes with natural air-diffused cathodes enables highly efficient hydrogen peroxide electrosynthesis[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2023, 24(7): 377-386.

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Electrosynthesis of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is a decentralized production method with excellent application prospects. Coupling anodes with cathodes can achieve highly efficient electrosynthesis of hydrogen peroxide. In this study, we prepared an anode for H2O2 electrosynthesis via the two-electron water oxidation reaction (2e-WOR) by modifying carbon fiber paper with self-assembling monolayers. In addition, a natural air-diffused cathode loaded with polytetrafluoroethylene/carbon black using carbon cloth as substrate was prepared to combine with the modified anode to produce H2O2 simultaneously. The total current efficiency of the anode and cathode reached 152.9%, and the H2O2 production rate was as high as 38 µmol/min at 2.8 V vs. reversible hydrogen electrodes (RHE) in a Nafion 117 membrane-separated electrolyzer. This work reported a novel carbon-based 2e-WOR catalyst and laid a theoretical foundation for the simultaneous electrosynthesis of H2O2 with an anode and cathode.


结论:1.利用自组装单层膜修饰碳纤维纸制备高效的二电子水氧化阳极;阳极过氧化氢的选择性为62.1%,产率为12.6 μmol/(min·cm2)。2.确定自然空气扩散阴极上聚四氟乙烯与炭黑的比例为0.6,并将其与功能化阳极耦合同步电合成过氧化氢,所得电流效率高达152.9%,且产率达到38 μmol/min。


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