Chem- Artificial Photosynthesis

Transition-Metal Single Atoms in a Graphene Shell as Active Centers for Highly Efficient Artificial Photosynthesis

Kun Jiang, Samira Siahrostami, Austin J. Akey, Yanbin Li, Zhiyi Lu, Judith Lattimer, Yongfeng Hu, Chris Stokes, Mahesh Gangishetty, Guangxu Chen, Yawei Zhou, Winfield Hill, Wen-Bin Cai, David Bell, Karen Chan, Jens K. Nørskov, Yi Cui, Haotian Wang
1.Rowland Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
Received: August 1, 2017; Received in revised form: September 15, 2017; Accepted: September 26, 2017; Published: October 19, 2017 © 2017 Elsevier Inc.

Single Ni atoms coordinated in graphene served as active centers for aqueous CO2 reduction to CO with high faradic effciencies over 90% under significant currents up to ~60 mA/mg.