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New paper accepted in Chemical Communications

Published on February 28, 2022 Updated on May 10, 2022

Highly stable silver nanohybrid electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction, Quentin Lenne, Maurice Retout, Bryan Gosselin, Gilles Bruylants, Ivan Jabin, Jonathan Hamon, Corinne Lagrost & Yann Leroux, in Chem.Commun, 58, 3334-3337 (2022). First published: 16 February 2022.



Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) were deliberately functionalized via aryl diazonium chemistry with a monolayer of calix[4]arenes. The resulting nanohybrids show high efficiency, high selectivity toward ORR in alkaline media along with an exceptional durability and a high methanol tolerance.