The role of structural disorder in increasing the activity of cobalt oxide and manganese oxide water oxidation catalysts

King, Hannah Jayne (2019) The role of structural disorder in increasing the activity of cobalt oxide and manganese oxide water oxidation catalysts. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Abstract

Hannah King studied catalysts to make renewable hydrogen from water. She found a way to tune the reactivity of catalysts to make them more active. This research can be used to synthesize better catalysts in the future.

Item ID: 64869
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: structural disorder, catalysts, water oxidation, cobalt oxide, manganese oxide, renewable hydrogen
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This thesis is based on seven published manuscripts. These publications are stored in ResearchOnline@JCU, at the time of processing. Please see the Related URLs. The publications are:

Chapter 2:

King, Hannah J., Bonke, Shannon A., Chang, Shery L.Y., Spiccia, Leone, Johannessen, Bernt, and Hocking, Rosalie K. (2017) Engineering disorder into heterogenite-like cobalt oxides by phosphate doping: implications for the design of water-oxidation catalysts. ChemCatChem, 9 (3). pp. 511-521.

Chapter 3:

Hocking, Rosalie K., King, Hannah J., Hesson, Aimee, Bonke, Shannon A., Johannessen, Bernt, Fekete, Monika, Spiccia, Leone, and Chang, Shery L.Y. (2015) Engineering disorder at a nanoscale: a combined TEM and XAS investigation of amorphous versus nanocrystalline sodium birnessite. Australian Journal of Chemistry, 68. pp. 1715-1722.

Hocking, Rosalie K., Gummow, Rosalind J., King, Hannah J., Sabri, Mayada, Kappen, Peter, Dwyer, Christian, and Change, Shery L.Y. (2018) Direct formation of 2D-MnOx under conditions of water oxidation catalysis. ACS Applied Nano Materials, 1 (4). pp. 1603-1611.

Sabri, Mayada, King, Hannah J., Gummow, Rosalind J., Malherbe, Francois, and Hocking, Rosalie K. (2018) The oxidation of peroxide by disordered metal oxide water oxidation catalysts: a measurement of thermodynamic stability "by proxy". ChemPlusChem, 83 (7). pp. 620-629.

Sabri, Mayada, King, Hannah J., Gummow, Rosalind J., Lu, Xunyu, Zhao, Chuan, Oelgemoeller, Michael, Chang, Shery L.Y., and Hocking, Rosalie K. (2018) Oxidant or catalyst for oxidation? A study of how structure and disorder changes selectivity for direct vs. catalytic oxidation mediated by manganese (III,IV) oxides. Chemistry of Materials, 30 (22). pp. 8244-8256.

Chapter 4:

King, Hannah J., Fournier, Maxime, Bonke, Shannon A., Seeman, Enrico, Chatti, Manjunath, Jumabekov, Askhat N., Johannessen, Bernt, Kappen, Peter, Simonov, Alexandr N., and Hocking, Rosalie K. (2019) Photon-induced, timescale, and electrode effects critical for the in situ X-ray spectroscopic analysis of electrocatalysts: the water oxidation case. Journal of Physical Chemistry Part C, 123 (47). pp. 28533-28549.

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Simonov, Alexandr N., Hocking, Rosalie K., Tao, Lizhi, Gengenbach, Thomas, Williams, Timothy, Fang, Xi-Ya, King, Hannah J., Bonke, Shannon A., Hoogeveen, Dijon A., Romano, Christine A., Tebo, Bradley M., Martin, Lisandra L., Casey, William H., and Spiccia, Leone (2017) Tunable biogenic manganese oxides. Chemistry: a European journal, 23 (54). pp. 13482-13492.

Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2020 23:58
FoR Codes: 03 CHEMICAL SCIENCES > 0302 Inorganic Chemistry > 030207 Transition Metal Chemistry @ 40%
03 CHEMICAL SCIENCES > 0306 Physical Chemistry (incl Structural) > 030601 Catalysis and Mechanisms of Reactions @ 40%
03 CHEMICAL SCIENCES > 0302 Inorganic Chemistry > 030201 Bioinorganic Chemistry @ 20%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970103 Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences @ 100%
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