Electrocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide with a Well-Defined PN3-Ru Pincer Complex

S. Min, S. Rasul, H. Li, D. C. Grills, K. Takanabe, L.-J. Li, K.-W. Huang
ChemPlusChem, 81, 166-171, (2016)

Electrocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide with a Well-Defined PN3-Ru Pincer Complex

Keywords

Electrocatalysts,Electrochemistry,N,P ligands,Redo,Ruthenium

Abstract

​A well-defined PN3−Ru pincer complex (5) bearing a redox-active bipyridine ligand with an aminophosphine arm has been established as an effective and stable molecular electrocatalyst for CO2 reduction to CO and HCOOH with negligible formation of H2 in a H2O/MeCN mixture.

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DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201500474

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