Spontaneous hydrogen production using Gadolinium Telluride

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dc.contributor.author Tiwary, Chandra Sekhar
dc.contributor.author Kumbhakar, Partha
dc.contributor.author Parui, Arko
dc.contributor.author Dhakar, Shikha
dc.contributor.author Paliwal, Manas
dc.contributor.author Behera, Rakesh
dc.contributor.author Gautam, Abhay Raj Singh
dc.contributor.author Roy, Soumyabrata
dc.contributor.author Ajayan, P. M.
dc.contributor.author Sharma, Sudhanshu
dc.contributor.author Singh, Abhishek K.
dc.date.accessioned 2021-12-24T11:50:53Z
dc.date.available 2021-12-24T11:50:53Z
dc.date.issued 2021-11
dc.identifier.citation Tiwary, Chandra Sekhar; Kumbhakar, Partha; Parui, Arko; Dhakar, Shikha; Paliwal, Manas; Behera, Rakesh; Gautam, Abhay Raj Singh; Roy, Soumyabrata; Ajayan, P. M.; Sharma, Sudhanshu; Singh, Abhishek K., "Spontaneous hydrogen production using Gadolinium Telluride", ChemRxiv.org, DOI: 10.26434/chemrxiv-2021-zrfhb, Nov. 2021 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.26434/chemrxiv-2021-zrfhb
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.iitgn.ac.in/handle/123456789/7347
dc.description.abstract Developing a catalyst for green hydrogen production through water splitting, is one of the most promising ways to meet current energy demand. Here, we demonstrate spontaneous water splitting using gadolinium telluride (GdTe) with high hydrogen evolution rate. The spent catalyst can be reused after melting, which regains the original activity of the pristine sample. The phase formation and reusability are supported by the thermodynamics calculations. The theoretical calculation reveals ultra-low over-potential for hydrogen evolution reaction of GdTe caused by charge transfer from Te to Gd, hence enhancing the catalytic activity. Production of highly pure and instantaneous hydrogen by GdTe could accelerate fuel cell-based sustainable technologies.
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Chandra Sekhar Tiwary, Partha Kumbhakar, Arko Parui, Shikha Dhakar, Manas Paliwal, Rakesh Behera, Abhay Raj Singh Gautam, Soumyabrata Roy, P. M. Ajayan, Sudhanshu Sharma and Abhishek K. Singh
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Hydrogen production en_US
dc.subject Water splitting en_US
dc.subject Gadolinium telluride en_US
dc.subject Thermodynamics calculations en_US
dc.title Spontaneous hydrogen production using Gadolinium Telluride en_US
dc.type Pre-Print en_US
dc.relation.journal ChemRxiv.org


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