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Selectivity control of CO versus HCOO− production in the visible-light-driven catalytic reduction…

It is highly desirable to discover molecular catalysts with controlled selectivity for visible-light-driven CO2reduction to fuels. In the design of catalysts employing earth-abundant metals, progress has been made for CO production, but formate generation has been observed more rarely. Here, we report a binuclear Co complex bearing a bi-quaterpyridine ligand that can selectively reduce CO2to…