Template Assisted Nano-structured Nickel for Efficient Methanol Oxidation

Materials Physics and Chemistry

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Title Template Assisted Nano-structured Nickel for Efficient Methanol Oxidation
 
Creator Subramanian, S. Mohanapriya
Raj, V
 
Subject Template Deposition; Electrocatalysis; Methanol Oxidation; Direct Methanol Fuel Cell
 
Description Nanoporous Nickel has been prepared by electrodeposition using non-ionic surfactant based liquid crystalline template under optimized processing conditions. Physicochemical properties of nanoporous nickel is systematically character-ized through XRD, SEM and AFM analyses. Comparison of electrocatalytic activity of nanoporous nickel with smooth nickel was interrogated using cyclic voltammetry (CV), chronoamperometry (CA) and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) analyses. Distinctly enhanced electrocatalytic activity with improved surface poisoning resistance related to nanoporous nickel electrode towards methanol oxidation stems from unique nanoporous morphology. This nanoporous morphology with high surface to volume ratio is highly beneficial to promote active catalytic centers to offer readily accessible Pt catalytic sites for MOR, through facilitating mass and electron transports.
 
Publisher PiscoMed Publishing Pte Ltd
 
Contributor
 
Date 2019-05-22
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://ojs.piscomed.com/index.php/MPC/article/view/585
10.18282/mpc.v1i3.585
 
Source Materials Physics and Chemistry; Vol 1 , No 3 (Published); 29-38
2661-412X
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://ojs.piscomed.com/index.php/MPC/article/view/585/542
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 S Mohanapriya et al.
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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