Self-supported interconnected Pt nanoassemblies as highly stable electrocatalysts for low-temperature fuel cells.

School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 70 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637457, Singapore.
Angewandte Chemie International Edition (Impact Factor: 11.34). 06/2012; 51(29):7213-6. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201201553
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ABSTRACT In it for the long haul: Clusters of Pt nanowires (3D Pt nanoassemblies, Pt NA) serve as an electrocatalyst for low-temperature fuel cells. These Pt nanoassemblies exhibit remarkably high stability following thousands of voltage cycles and good catalytic activity, when compared with a commercial Pt catalyst and 20 % wt Pt catalyst supported on carbon black (20 % Pt/CB).

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