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From Bimetallic Metal-Organic Framework to Porous Carbon: High Surface Area and Multicomponent Active Dopants for Excellent Electrocatalysis


Volume 27, Issue 34, Pages 5010-5016


DOI: 10.1002/adma.201502315




  1. NSFC [21371162, 51301159, 21473166]
  2. 973 program [2014CB931803]
  3. NSF of Anhui Province [1408085MB23, 1508085MB24]
  4. Recruitment Program of Global Youth Experts
  5. Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities [WK2060190026, WK2060190025]

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Bimetallic metal-organic frameworks are rationally synthesized as templates and employed for porous carbons with retained morphology, high graphitization degree, hierarchical porosity, high surface area, CoNx moiety and uniform N/Co dopant by pyrolysis. The optimized carbon with additional phosphorus dopant exhibits excellent electrocatalytic performance for the oxygen reduction reaction, which is much better than the benchmark Pt/C in alkaline media.


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