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Electrochemistry and Electric Grid > Electrocatalysis

Nanostructured Copper Electrodes for Energy-efficient Conversion of CO2 to Fuel

Start Date: September 2013

Investigators

Matthew Kanan, Department of Chemistry, Stanford University

Annual Reports

Publications

  • Feng, X.; Jiang, K.; Fan, S.; Kanan, M. W. A direct grain-boundary–activity correlation for CO electroreduction on Cu. ACS Cent. Sci. 2: 169–174 (2016).
  • Lee, C. H.; Kanan, M. W. Controlling H+ vs CO2 Reduction Selectivity on Pb Electrodes. ACS Catal. 5:1, 465–469 (2015).
  • Feng, X.; Jiang, K.; Fan, S.; Kanan, M. W. Grain-Boundary-Dependent CO2 Electroreduction Activity. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137:14, 4606–4609 (2015).
  • Feng, X.; Jiang, K.; Fan, S.; Kanan, M. W. A direct grain-boundary–activity correlation for CO electroreduction on Cu. submitted (2015).
  • Verdaguer-Casadevall, A.; Li, C. W.; Johansson, T. P.; Scott, S. B.; McKeown, J. T.; Stephens, I. E. L.; Kanan, M. W.; Chorkendorff, I. Probing the active surface sites for CO reduction on oxide-derived copper electrocatalysts. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137: 9808–9811 (2015).

Presentations

  • Kanan, M. W. Recycling CO2 Using Nanocrystalline Electrocatalysts. NASA Weekend Workshop on CO2-Based Manufacturing. Mountain View, CA. June, 2014.
  • Kanan, M. W. Recycling CO2. International Conference on Photochemical Conversion and Storage of Solar Energy. Berlin, Germany. July, 2014.
  • Kanan, M. W. Electroreduction Catalysis on Nanocrystalline Metal Surfaces. ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA. August, 2014.
  • Kanan, M. W. Electrocatalytic CO2 Recycling. Pacific Coast Catalysis Meeting. Stanford, CA. September, 2014.
  • Kanan, M. W. Heterogeneous Electrocatalysts that Convert CO2 into Liquid Fuels. GCEP Symposium, Stanford, CA. October, 2014.
  • Li, C. W. CO2 and CO Reduction on Oxide-Derived Cu Electrodes. GCEP Symposium, Stanford, CA. October, 2014.
  • Kanan, M. W. Electrocatalysis at the Nanoscale: Defect-Rich Nanoparticles for CO2 and CO Reduction. Manufacturing of Green Fuels from Renewable Energy Workshop. Technical University of Denmark. April, 2015.
  • Kanan, M. W. Electrocatalytic CO2 and CO Conversion at Metal Grain Boundaries. ExxonMobil Chemical Company. Baytown, TX. May, 2015.
  • Kanan, M. W. New Electrochemical and Chemical Methods for Recycling Carbon Dioxide. Solar Fuels Network International Discussion Meeting. London, UK. July 2015.
  • Kanan, M. W. Grain Boundary–Dependent CO2 and CO Electroreduction Catalysis. ACS National Meeting. Boston, MA. August, 2015.
  • Feng, X.; Kanan, M. W. Electroreduction Catalysis with Defect-Rich Nanoparticles. American Vacuum Society Meeting, San Jose, CA. October, 2015.

Updated July 2016