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Study of precious metal-oxide based electrocatalysts for the oxidation of methanol

Mahadevan Thangaraju

Study of precious metal-oxide based electrocatalysts for the oxidation of methanol

by Mahadevan Thangaraju

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Methanol -- Oxidation.,
  • Oxides.,
  • Catalysts.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mahadevan Thangaraju.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination83 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18094374M

    Building upon recent study of cobalt-oxide electrocatalysts in fluoride-buffered electrolyte at pH , we have undertaken a mechanistic investigation of cobalt-catalyzed water oxidation in aqueous buffering electrolytes from pH 0– This work includes electrokinetic studies, cyclic voltammetric analysis, and electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopic by:   Platinum (Pt)-based nanoparticle metals have received a substantial amount of attention and are the most popular catalysts for direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC). However, the high cost of Pt catalysts, slow kinetic oxidation, and the formation of CO intermediate molecules during the methanol oxidation reaction (MOR) are major challenges associate with single-metal Pt by:

    the alcohol oxidation reaction in alkaline compared to acidic medium opens up the possibility of using less expensive metal catalysts. Chapters 5 and 6 discuss the applications of Pt and non-Pt-based catalysts for direct alcohol alkaline fuel cells. Chapters 7–12 focus on the electrocatalysis of carbon-based non-precious metal Size: KB. The study and development of new electrocatalysts aim an increase in the electrocatalytic activity for the oxidation of H 2 /CO or methanol in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC). A great challenge in the oxidation of H 2 /CO and methanol is the synthesis of proper new electrocatalysts in order to minimize catalyst.

    Studies of methanol synthesis and oxidation on real Pd based catalysts reveal pronounced particle size and support depen-dent effects These findings make model studies on related systems particularly promising, with the aim to identify the microscopic origins . and their sustainable commercialization, a comprehensive and in-depth book that focuses on both fundamental and application aspects of PEM fuel cell electrocatalysts and catalyst layers is definitely needed, to build upon the several important books that have previously been published in the area of electrocatalysts.


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Study of precious metal-oxide based electrocatalysts for the oxidation of methanol by Mahadevan Thangaraju Download PDF EPUB FB2

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This study highlights the significance of the morphology of cobalt oxide in the development of oxide based non-precious electrocatalysts for methanol oxidation.

Study of precious metal-oxide based electrocatalysts for the oxidation of methanol. Get PDF (3 MB) Abstract. Graduation date: Year: OAI identifier: oai: Unfortunately, the unclear cognition of methanol oxidation reaction (MOR) mechanism hampers the development of high performance electrocatalysts.

Thus, in this report, a fascinating MOR mechanism has been studied using CoCuBi oxide foam structure, where the () plane of CoCuBi oxides are playing an exciting role in an unprecedented by: 1.

The cathode catalysts for polymer electrolyte fuel cells should have high stability as well as excellent catalytic activity for oxygen reduction reaction (ORR). Group 4 and 5 metal oxide-based compounds have been evaluated as a cathode from the viewpoint of Cited by: 2.

Methanol oxidation is a very important reaction in diret methanol fuel cells. Developing stable and efficient Pt-based catalysts with a convenient method has been on the stage recently. Herein, we employed a convenient one-pot method to synthesize Pt nanoparticles encapsulated by polyoxometalates (POMs) spreading on a few layers of graphene Cited by: 6.

The electro-oxidation of these alcohols and therefore, the release of electrons to produce electrical energy is usually favorable when Pd-based nanomaterials are used as electrocatalysts [2]. A negative shift over mV of the onset potential for methanol oxidation was found on Pd/MWCNT compared to that on Pt/C.

The results indicated that the enhancement in the activity for methanol oxidation on Pd/MWCNT was due to not only the increase in the active surface area but also the synergistic interaction between Pd and MWCNT. Each component of the hybrids fulfills an important specific role: the metal to serve as the active sites for methanol oxidation; the hydroxide to facilitate the oxidative removal of carbonaceous poisons on adjacent metal sites; and the graphene to provide high electric conductivity needed for fast by: In this work, the electrochemical oxidation of methanol on Pt–Co and –Ni alloy electrocatalysts is reviewed.

The effect of the transition metal on the electrocatalytic activity of Pt–Co and –Ni for the methanol oxidation reaction (MOR) has been investigated both in half-cell and in Cited by: In particular, many reactions are believed to proceed, preferentially or exclusively, at the metal-oxide interface which contains sites with distances between metal atoms and support in the range of at.

dimensions. In this paper, the physicochem. characterization of these so-called adlineation sites and their possible catalytic effects are by: Carbon based electrocatalysts are widely used in applications like sensing and energy. N-doped carbon nanomaterials have also been applied towards the electrocatalytic oxidation of water [].

Another interesting study of Ag nanoparticle coated Pd atom showed good efficiently in decomposing formic acid to release hydrogen []. Water oxidation is a critical step in water splitting to make hydrogen fuel. We report the solution synthesis, structural/compositional characterization, and oxygen evolution reaction (OER) electrocatalytic properties of ∼2–3 nm thick films of NiOx, CoOx, NiyCo1–yOx, NiFeOx, IrOx, MnOx, and FeOx.

The thin-film geometry enables the use of quartz crystal microgravimetry, voltammetry Cited by: An understanding of the overall mechanism of the electrooxidation of methanol is of considerable interest in relation to the optimization of the direct methanol fuel cell.

This paper describes in detail the different steps in the oxidation of methanol on platinum-based electrocatalysts with the identification of the key adsorption steps and of Cited by: In the anode, Pt electrocatalysts for methanol oxidation reaction (MOR) are highly susceptible to poisoning by surface-adsorbed reaction intermediates such as CO, leading to quick loss of electrocatalytic activity, sometimes within hundreds of seconds1,2,3,4,5, by: Abstract.

A nonprecious metal electrocatalyst based on fluorine‐doped tantalum carbide with an oxidative surface on graphitized carbon (TaC x F y O z / g C) is developed by using a simple one‐pot in situ ion exchange and adsorption method, and the TaC x F y O z / g C shows superior performance and durability for methanol oxidation reaction.

Synergistic confinement: non‐precious‐metal electrocatalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction in fuel cells are urgently required to replace currently used Pt based materials.

Towards this goal, a three‐dimensional nitrogen‐doped carbon‐coated hierarchical Ti Co N composite is created using a one‐step impregnation method.

(A) Study the influence of Cu percentage on the electrocatalytic activity of the prepared CNFs containing (Cu 5% Co 95%, Cu 10% Co 90% and Cu 15% Co 85%) toward methanol (3 M in 1 M KOH) oxidation Cited by: Study of Precious Metal-Oxide Based Electrocatalysts of the Oxidation of Methanol Chapter 1 Introduction to Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Introduction Fuel cells are electrochemical devices that convert chemical energy into direct current electrical energy without intermediate steps.

The best known. In this study, Co/Cu-decorated carbon nanofibers are introduced as novel non-precious catalyst for methanol electrooxidation. The introduced nanofibers have been synthesized by calcination of electrospun nanofibers composed of cobalt acetate, copper Cited by:.

Gold- and silver-based materials have been extensively investigated as CO2 reduction catalysts for the formation of CO. This Perspective focuses on the advances of gold- and silver-based electrocatalysts for CO2 reduction in terms of catalyst design as well as some insights from theoretical by: lower price as compared to the Pt-based electrocatalysts, Pd-based electrocatalysts can achieve appreciable activity for the oxidation of methanol in a high pH environment, where non-precious metals are adequately stable for electrochemical applications.5 Cited by: 5.The sluggish kinetics of methanol oxidation reaction (MOR) is a major barrier to the commercialization of direct methanol fuel cells (DMFCs).

In this study, we report a facile synthesis of platinum–ruthenium nanotubes (PtRuNTs) and platinum–ruthenium-coated copper nanowires (PtRu/CuNWs) by galvanic displacement reaction using copper nanowires as a template.