Enhanced Catalytic Activity for Methanol Electro-oxidation of Uniformly Dispersed Nickel Oxide Nanoparticles—Carbon Nanotube Hybrid Materials

Authors

  • Xili Tong,

    1. State Key Laboratory of Coal Conversion, Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Taiyuan 030001, China
    2. Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Weinberg 2, 06120 Halle, Germany
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  • Yong Qin,

    Corresponding author
    1. State Key Laboratory of Coal Conversion, Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Taiyuan 030001, China
    • State Key Laboratory of Coal Conversion, Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Taiyuan 030001, China
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  • Xiangyun Guo,

    Corresponding author
    1. State Key Laboratory of Coal Conversion, Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Taiyuan 030001, China
    • State Key Laboratory of Coal Conversion, Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Taiyuan 030001, China
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  • Oussama Moutanabbir,

    1. Department of Engineering Physics, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, C. P. 6079, Succ. Centre-Ville, Montreal, QC, H3C 3A7, Canada
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  • Xianyu Ao,

    1. Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Weinberg 2, 06120 Halle, Germany
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  • Eckhard Pippel,

    1. Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Weinberg 2, 06120 Halle, Germany
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  • Lianbing Zhang,

    1. CIC nanoGUNE Consolider, Tolosa Hiribidea 76, 20018 Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, Ikerbasque, Basque Foundation for Science, Alameda Urquijo 36-5, 48011 Bilbao, Spain
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  • Mato Knez

    Corresponding author
    1. CIC nanoGUNE Consolider, Tolosa Hiribidea 76, 20018 Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, Ikerbasque, Basque Foundation for Science, Alameda Urquijo 36-5, 48011 Bilbao, Spain
    • CIC nanoGUNE Consolider, Tolosa Hiribidea 76, 20018 Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, Ikerbasque, Basque Foundation for Science, Alameda Urquijo 36-5, 48011 Bilbao, Spain.
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Abstract

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Highy crystalline NiO nanoparticles are uniformly grown on the walls of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) by atomic layer deposition (ALD) at moderate temperature.Their size and stoichiometry are controlled by the ALD process parameters. The obtained NiO/CNT hybrids exhibit excellent performance in the electro-oxidation of methanol.

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