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A highly stable polypyridyl-based cobalt catalyst for homo- and heterogeneous photocatalytic water reduction.

Type of publication Peer-reviewed
Publikationsform Original article (peer-reviewed)
Publication date 2013
Author Guttentag Miguel, Rodenberg Alexander, Bachmann Cyril, Senn Anna, Hamm Peter, Alberto Roger,
Project Homogeneous photocatalytic water splitting
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Original article (peer-reviewed)

Journal Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003)
Volume (Issue) 42(2)
Page(s) 334 - 7
Title of proceedings Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003)
DOI 10.1039/c2dt31699d


Synthesis, characterization and activity in homogeneous photocatalytic hydrogen production of a cobalt polypyridyl complex are reported. TONs up to 9000 H(2)/Co could be achieved. Immobilization of the complex on a swellable resin yielded a recyclable heterogeneous catalyst.