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International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology, 2022, 4(7); doi: 10.25236/IJFET.2022.040712.

Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction Reaction and Its Catalyst Selection and Development


Ming Wen, Man Liang, Jie Tan, Ao Wang

Corresponding Author:
Ao Wang

School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China


In the case of increasing energy demand year by year, traditional fossil fuels bear most of the global energy supply. However, due to their extremely limited reserves and the generation of harmful gases in the combustion process, people have to face energy crisis and serious environmental pollution. Therefore, new energy has come into people's vision, and oxygen reduction reaction, as an important field of electrochemical research, plays an important role in the development of these new energy. With the in-depth study of oxygen reduction reaction, seeking an ideal catalyst has become one of the important goals of people. In the important application fields of ORR reaction - fuel cell and metal air cell, due to its structural principle and the requirements of the operating environment, the selection of appropriate catalyst is particularly important, which is also one of the research focuses of scientists in recent years. So far, scientists are still working hard to develop a catalyst to meet the requirements of large-scale commercialization.


Electrochemistry, Transition metal, Catalyst, ORR reaction

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Ming Wen, Man Liang, Jie Tan, Ao Wang. Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction Reaction and Its Catalyst Selection and Development. International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology (2022), Vol. 4, Issue 7: 60-63. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFET.2022.040712.


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