Light driven water oxidation by a single site cobalt salophen catalyst

Erica Pizzolato, Mirco Natali, Bianca Posocco, Alejandro Montellano López, Irene Bazzan, Marilena Di Valentin, Pierluca Galloni, Valeria Conte, Marcella Bonchio, Franco Scandola, Andrea Sartorel

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A salophen cobalt(ii) complex enables water oxidation at neutral pH in photoactivated sacrificial cycles under visible light, thus confirming the high appeal of earth abundant single site catalysis for artificial photosynthesis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9941-9943
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number85
Publication statusPublished - Nov 4 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)


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