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Title Rotating electrode methods and oxygen reduction electrocatalysts / edited by Wei Xing, Geping Yin, Jiujun Zhang.
Imprint Waltham, MA : Elsevier, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Electrocatalysis.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Front Cover; Rotating Electrode Methods and Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysts; Copyright; Contents; Preface ; Biography; List of Contributors; CHAPTER 1 -- OXYGEN SOLUBILITY, DIFFUSION COEFFICIENT, AND SOLUTION VISCOSITY; 1.1. Introduction; 1.2. Physical and Chemical Properties of Oxygen; 1.3. Oxygen Solubility in Aqueous Solutions; 1.4. O2 Diffusion Coefficients in Aqueous Solution; 1.5. Viscosity of Aqueous Solution; 1.6. Oxygen Solubility and Diffusion Coefficient in Nafion Membranes; 1.7. Chapter Summary; References.
CHAPTER 2 -- ELECTRODE KINETICS OF ELECTRON-TRANSFER REACTION AND REACTANT TRANSPORT IN ELECTROLYTE SOLUTION2.1. Introduction; 2.2. Kinetics of Electrode Electron-Transfer Reaction; 2.3. Kinetics of Reactant Mass Transport Near Electrode Surface3,4; 2.4. Effect of Reactant Transport on the Electrode Kinetics of Electron-Transfer Reaction; 2.5. Kinetics of Reactant Transport Nearand within Porous Matrix Electrode Layer6; 2.6. Chapter Summary; References; CHAPTER 3 -- ELECTROCATALYSTS AND CATALYST LAYERS FOR OXYGEN REDUCTION REACTION; 3.1. Introduction.
3.2. Concepts of Catalytic Activityand Stability3.3. Current Research Effort in ORR Electrocatalysis; 3.4. Electrocatalysts Synthesis andCharacterization; 3.5. Catalyst Layers, Fabrication, and Characterization; 3.6. Chapter Summary; References; CHAPTER 4 -- ELECTROCHEMICAL OXYGEN REDUCTION REACTION; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. Electrochemical Thermodynamics and Electrode Potential of ORR; 4.3. Electrochemical Kinetics and Mechanism of ORR; 4.4. ORR on Carbon Materials; 4.5. ORR on Macrocyclic Transition Metal Complexes; 4.6. Fundamental Understanding of ORR Mechanisms.
4.7. Importance of ORR in Fuel Cells4.8. Chapter Summary; References; CHAPTER 5 -- ROTATING DISK ELECTRODE METHOD; 5.1. Introduction; 5.2. Rotating Disk Electrode Theory1,2; 5.3. Experimental Measurements of Rotating Disk Electrode; 5.4. Chapter Summary; References; CHAPTER 6 -- ROTATING RING-DISK ELECTRODE METHOD; 6.1. Introduction; 6.2. Theory of Rotating Ring-Disk Electrode Technique1; 6.3. RRDE Collection Efficiency; 6.4. RRDE Instrumentation; 6.5. RRDE Measurements; 6.6. RRDE Data Analysis for ORR; 6.7. Chapter Summary; References.
CHAPTER 7 -- APPLICATIONS OF RDE AND RRDE METHODS IN OXYGEN REDUCTION REACTION7.1. Introduction; 7.2. RDE/RRDE Study for ORR on Pt-based Electrode Surfaces; 7.3. RDE/RRDE Study for ORR on Carbon-Based Electrode Surfaces; 7.4. Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Monolayer Substances-Modified Carbon Electrode Surfaces; 7.5. RDE/RRDE Study for ORR on the Surfaces of Supported Pt Particle- and Pt Alloy Particle-Based Catalyst Layer; 7.6. RDE/RRDE Study for ORR on the Surfaces of Non-Noble Metal Catalyst Layer; 7.7. Chapter Summary; References; INDEX.
Summary This book provides the latest information and methodologies of rotating disk electrode and rotating ring-disk electrode (RDE/RRDE) and oxygen reduction reaction (ORR). It is an ideal reference for undergraduate and graduate students, scientists, and engineers who work in the areas of energy, electrochemistry science and technology, fuel cells, and other electrochemical systems. Presents a comprehensive description, from fundamentals to applications, of catalyzed oxygen reduction reaction and its mechanismsPortrays a complete description of the RDE (Rotating Disc Electrode)/RRDE (Rotating Ring.
Other Author Xing, Wei, editor.
Yin, Geping, editor.
Zhang, Jiujun, editor.
Other Title Print version: Xing, Wei. Rotating Electrode Methods and Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysts. Elsevier 2014 1306548276