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Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 1-25

An overview of the electrochemical reduction of oxygen at carbon-based modified electrodes

  • B. ŠljukićAffiliated withPhysical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Oxford University
  • , C. E. BanksAffiliated withPhysical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Oxford University
  • , R. G. ComptonAffiliated withPhysical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Oxford University Email author 

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Abstract

We present an overview of the electrochemical reduction of oxygen in water, focussing on carbon-based and modified carbon electrodes. This process is of importance for gas sensing, in fuel cells and in the electrosynthesis of hydrogen peroxide.

Keyword

Electrochemical reduction Oxygen Carbon-based modified electrodes