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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Electrochemical synthesis of hydrogen peroxide on oxygen-fed graphite/PTFE electrodes modified by 2-ethylanthraquinone
Author: Forti, JC
Rocha, RS
Lanza, MRV
Bertazzoli, R
Abstract: This paper reports an investigation on the performance of a catalyzed H2O2 electrogencration process using a modified oxygen-fed graphite/PTFE electrodes in which the redox catalyst was incorporated into the graphitic mass. The organic redox catalyst chosen for the modification was 2-ethylanthraquinone (EAQ). The H2O2 electrogeneration rate was optimized relative to potential and catalyst concentration. Hydrogen peroxide formation rate on oxygen-fed graphite/PTFE was greatly improved by the presence of the organic redox catalyst and the overpotential for oxygen reduction was shifted more positive. During electrolysis, hydrogen peroxide electrogeneration reaction showed a pseudo-zero-order kinetics and apparent rate constants increased with EAQ concentration. For the electrodes containing 10% of EAQ, apparent rate constants were 30% higher at a potential 400 mV more positive when compared to the performance of a non catalyzed electrode. (c) 2006 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Subject: hydrogen peroxide
gas diffusion electrodes
Country: Suíça
Editor: Elsevier Science Sa
Citation: Journal Of Electroanalytical Chemistry. Elsevier Science Sa, v. 601, n. 41671, n. 63, n. 67, 2007.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2006.10.023
Date Issue: 2007
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