Powering HER: Edge Sites Lead the Way

Revealing the superior activity of edge sites for green hydrogen

7 mins
What is it about?



The paper discusses advancements in understanding the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction (HER), a critical process for generating renewable hydrogen fuel. Specifically, the research focuses on the effectiveness of various surface sites on platinum nanowires in catalyzing HER. Platinum (Pt) is known for its optimal hydrogen binding energy, making it an ideal catalyst for HER.