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Titre du document / Document title

Electro-oxidation of methanol on TiO2 nanotube supported platinum electrodes

Auteur(s) / Author(s)

MAIYALAGAN T. (1) ; VISWANATHAN B. (1) ; VARADARAJU U. V. (1) ;

Affiliation(s) du ou des auteurs / Author(s) Affiliation(s)

(1) Department of Chemistry Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai 600036, INDE

Résumé / Abstract

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.

Revue / Journal Title

Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology    ISSN  1533-4880 

Source / Source

2006, vol. 6, no7, pp. 2067-2071 [5 page(s) (article)] (30 ref.)

Langue / Language

Anglais

Editeur / Publisher

American Scientific Publishers, Stevenson Ranch, CA, ETATS-UNIS  (2001) (Revue)

Mots-clés anglais / English Keywords

Nanotechnology

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Mots-clés français / French Keywords

Nanotechnologie

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Mots-clés d'auteur / Author Keywords

TiO2 Nanotubes

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Template Synthesis

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Catalyst Support

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Methanol Oxidation

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Localisation / Location

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 27580, 35400015695068.0260

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