Novel Nickel-Based Catalyst Efficiently Splits Water

Researcher discovers inexpensive catalyst to produce oxygen and hydrogen gas

Researcher discovers inexpensive catalyst to produce oxygen and hydrogen gas.
(Credit: Kathy F. Atkinson / University of Delaware)

The University of Delaware’s Yushan Yan and his research group synthesized an inexpensive nickel-based catalyst that can split water into oxygen and hydrogen gas.

Nickel, which is cheap and abundant, is an attractive replacement for currently used precious metals.

SEE ALSO: EPFL Scientists Propose Cheaper Hydrogen Production Method

http://dailyfusion.net/2014/06/nickel-based-catalyst-29043/
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