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The New Graphene Family Materials: Synthesis and Applications in Oxygen Reduction Reaction

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Key Lab for Functional Materials Chemistry of Guizhou Province, School of Chemistry and Material Science, Guizhou Normal University, Guiyang 550001, China
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Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications, 650 Boulevard Lionel-Boulet, Varennes, QC J3X 1S2, Canada
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Academic Editors: Maria Jesús Lázaro and Maria Victoria Martínez Huerta
Catalysts 2017, 7(1), 1; https://doi.org/10.3390/catal7010001
Received: 1 November 2016 / Revised: 7 December 2016 / Accepted: 19 December 2016 / Published: 23 December 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Graphene-Based Materials for Energy Conversion)
Graphene family materials, including graphene quantum dots (GQDs), graphene nanoribbons (GNRs) and 3D graphene (3D-G), have attracted much research interest for the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) in fuel cells and metal-air batteries, due to their unique structural characteristics, such as abundant activate sites, edge effects and the interconnected network. In this review, we summarize recent developments in fabricating various new graphene family materials and their applications for use as ORR electrocatalysts. These new graphene family materials play an important role in improving the ORR performance, thus promoting the practical use in metal-air batteries and fuel cells. View Full-Text
Keywords: ORR; graphene quantum dots; graphene nanoribbons; 3D graphene ORR; graphene quantum dots; graphene nanoribbons; 3D graphene
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Tong, X.; Wei, Q.; Zhan, X.; Zhang, G.; Sun, S. The New Graphene Family Materials: Synthesis and Applications in Oxygen Reduction Reaction. Catalysts 2017, 7, 1.

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