Gold and glassy carbon working electrode materials are compared as suitable substrates for the hydrogen oxidation reaction with Ni(PCy2Nt-Bu2)2(BF4)2 used as a catalyst. Voltammetric responses showing electrocatalytic hydrogen oxidation mediated by the homogeneous electrocatalyst Ni(PCy2Nt-Bu2)2(BF4)2 are identical at glassy carbon and gold electrodes, which shows that gold electrode can be used for hydrogen oxidation reaction.
About Fei LiuFie Liu obtained her B. S. in 2005 and M. S. in 2008 degrees from Xian Jiaotong University. She is currently a fourth year Ph. D. student at the University of Wyoming.
Address: Department of Chemistry and School of Energy Resources, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming 82071, United States