Rational Synthesis of Heterostructured M/Pt (M = Ru or Rh) Octahedral Nanoboxes and Octapods and Their Structure-Dependent Electrochemical Activity Toward the Oxygen Evolution Reaction

Haneul Jin, Ki Woong Lee, Nguyen Tien Khi, Hyohyun An, Jongsik Park, Hionsuck Baik, Jongchan Kim, Haesik Yang, Kwangyeol Lee

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Shape-controlled Pt-based seeds lead to completely different M/Pt (M = Ru or Rh) structures of nanobox or octapod. Unusually high catalytic activities of Pt@Ru octapod toward the oxygen evolution reaction are observed due to a core-shell effect.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4462-4468
Number of pages7
Issue number35
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Sep 1



  • epitaxy
  • facet control
  • nanoboxes
  • nanoparticles
  • oxygen evolution reaction
  • ruthenium
  • water-splitting catalyst

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomaterials
  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Biotechnology

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