Polymeric coatings for applications in electrocatalytic and photoelectrosynthetic fuel production

B. L. Wadsworth, D. Khusnutdinova, Gary Moore

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Abstract

Applications of polymeric coatings have emerged as a promising direction for preparing multilayered assemblies and controlling surface properties. In addition to providing a foundation for interfacing soft materials onto solid supports, polymers afford opportunities to develop hybrid constructs with properties difficult to achieve using monolayer-based chemical modification methods. In particular, the microenvironments of polymers are proposed to facilitate charge transfer to redox-active sites, manage delivery of chemical substrates, improve product specificity during catalytic transformations, and lend chemical protection to underpinning solid-state supports as well as embedded components. In this article, we highlight selected examples of polymeric materials utilized in electrocatalytic and photoelectrosynthetic fuel production.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)21654-21665
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry A
Volume6
Issue number44
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Materials Science(all)

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