Composite of TiN nanoparticles and few-walled carbon nanotubes and its application to the electrocatalytic oxygen reduction reaction

Shunsuke Isogai, Ryohji Ohnishi, Masao Katayama, Jun Kubota, Dong Young Kim, Suguru Noda, Dongkyu Cha, Kazuhiro Takanabe, Kazunari Domen

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Abstract

Nanoparticles meet nanotubes! Direct synthesis of TiN nanoparticles in a three-dimensional network of few-walled carbon nanotubes (FWCNTs) was achieved by using mesoporous graphitic carbon nitride (C 3N 4) as both a hard template and a nitrogen source. The TiN/FWCNT composite showed high performance for the oxygen reduction reaction in acidic media.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)286-289
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry - An Asian Journal
Volume7
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Feb 6
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • carbon
  • fuel cells
  • nanotubes
  • oxygen reduction reaction
  • titanium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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