Maiyalagan , T. and Viswanathan , B. and Varadaraju , U. V (2006) Electro-oxidation of methanol on TiO2 nanotube supported platinum electrodes. JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY, 6 (7). pp. 2067-2071. ISSN 1533-4880
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TiO2 nanotubes have been synthesized using anodic alumina membrane as template. Highly dispersed platinum nanoparticles have been supported on the TiO2 nanotube. The supported system has been characterized by electron microscopy and electrochemical analysis. SEM image shows that the nanotubes are well aligned and the TEM image shows that the Pt particles are uniformly distributed over the TiO2 nanotube support. A homogeneous structure in the composite nanomaterials is indicated by XRD analysis. The electrocatalytic activity of the platinum catalyst supported on TiO2 nanotubes for methanol oxidation is found to be better than that of the standard commercial E-TEK catalyst.
|Subjects:||Physical Science > Nanophysics|
Physical Science > Nano objects
Material Science > Nanochemistry
Material Science > Nanostructured materials
|Divisions:||Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics|
Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Chemistry
|Deposited On:||11 Aug 2009 07:15|
|Last Modified:||11 Aug 2009 07:15|
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