Recent advances in heterogeneous Mn-based electrocatalysts toward biological photosynthetic Mn4Ca cluster

Kyoungsuk Jin, Hongmin Seo, Heonjin Ha, Younghye Kim, Kang Hee Cho, Jung Sug Hong, Ki Tae Nam

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Abstract

Outperforming activity of Mn4Ca cluster, existing in biological photosynthetic organism have continued to inspire to develop the efficient Mn based water oxidation catalysts. Over the decades, understanding of the key catalytic mechanism and mimicry of the active site of the Mn4Ca cluster have been main research interests. This critical issue gives an overview the findings from recent studies on the water oxidizing mechanism and stepwise structural evolution of the Mn4Ca cluster during Kok cycle. In addition, recent advances in the development of Mn-based electrocatalysts, particularly those that have the capacity to function at neutral pH, are also presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)232-241
Number of pages10
JournalCatalysis Today
Volume353
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Aug 15
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Electrocatalyst
  • Kok cycle
  • Mn catalyst
  • MnCa cluster
  • Water oxidation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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