Sonochemical synthesis of non-platinum nanoparticles and their electrocatalytic activity for oxygen reduction

Toshiyuki Momma, Jong Eun Park, Jandee Kim, Yohtaro Yamazaki, Tetsuya Osaka

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Abstract

Non-platinum nanoparticles (Pd, Au, PdAu) have been prepared by sonochemical synthesis. The nanoparticle-modified electrodes showed improved catalytic activity for oxygen reduction compared with Pt nanoparticles in alkaline solution even in the presence of methanol.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)465-467
Number of pages3
JournalElectrochemistry
Volume77
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jun

Keywords

  • Nanoparticle
  • Non-Pt catalyst
  • Oxygen reduction reaction
  • Sonochemistry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrochemistry

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