E3S Web Conf.
Volume 245, 20212021 5th International Conference on Advances in Energy, Environment and Chemical Science (AEECS 2021)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Chemical Performance Research and Chemical Industry Technology Research and Development|
|Published online||24 March 2021|
Construction of C/MoS2 nanocomposite for highly efficient electrocatalytic NRR
1 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, 130012, P. R. China
2 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, 130012, P. R. China
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Electrochemical N2 reduction reaction (NRR) has been considered as a promising and green process to replace conventional Haber−Bosch process. However, the presence of sluggish reaction kinetics and competitive hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) can result in poor activity and unsatisfactory selectivity. Here, we proposed C/MoS2 catalysts by a facile ‘one-pot’ hydrothermal method. Benefiting from porous nanosphere structure, it shows outstanding charge transfer rate, which accelerates NRR kinetics. As a result, C/MoS2 exhibited a conspicuously improved NRR performance with a high Faradaic efficiency (FE) of 8.2% at −0.7 V. In addition, this electrocatalyst showed marvelous stability.
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