Facile aqueous–phase synthesis of pd–fept core–shell nanoparticles for methanol oxidation reaction

Xiangyun Xiao, Euiyoung Jung, Sehyun Yu, Hyeonjin Kim, Hong Kyu Kim, Kwan Young Lee, Jae Pyoung Ahn, Taeho Lim, Jinheung Kim, Taekyung Yu

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Abstract

Multi-metallic Pd@FePt core–shell nanoparticles were synthesized using a direct seedmediated growth method, consisting of facile and mild procedures, to increase yield. The Fe/Pt ratio in the shell was easily controlled by adjusting the amount of Fe and Pt precursors. Furthermore, compared with commercial Pt/C catalysts, Pd@FePt nanoparticles exhibited excellent activity and stability toward the methanol oxidation reaction (MOR), making them efficient in direct methanol fuel cells (DMFC).

Original languageEnglish
Article number130
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalCatalysts
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021 Jan

Keywords

  • Core–shell
  • Direct seed-mediated growth
  • Methanol oxidation reaction
  • Multi-metal
  • Nanoparticles

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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