An update on Formic Acid Dehydrogenation by Homogeneous Catalysis.
KAUST DepartmentChemical Science Program
Homogeneous Catalysis Laboratory (HCL)
KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Chemical Sciences, 4700 KAUST, 23955-6900, Thuwal, SAUDI ARABIA.
Physical Science and Engineering (PSE) Division
Online Publication Date2020-02-07
Print Publication Date2020-04
Permanent link to this recordhttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/661498
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AbstractFormic acid (FA) has been extensively studied as one of the most promising hydrogen energy carriers today. The catalytic decarboxylation of FA ideally leads to the formation of CO 2 and H 2 that can be applied in fuel cells. A large number of transition-metal based homogeneous catalysts with high activity and selectivity have been reported for the selective FA dehydrogentaion. In this review, we discussed the recent development of C,N/N,N-ligand and pincer ligand-based homogeneous catalysts for the FA dehydrogenation reaction. Some representative catalysts are further evaluated by the CON/COF assessment (catalyst on-cost number)/(catalyst on-cost frequency).Conclusive remarks are provided with the future challenges and opportunities.
CitationGuan, C., Pan, Y., Zhang, T., Ajitha, M. J., & Huang, K.-W. (2020). An update on Formic Acid Dehydrogenation by Homogeneous Catalysis. Chemistry – An Asian Journal. doi:10.1002/asia.201901676
SponsorsThis work was supported by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).
JournalChemistry, an Asian journal