Nanomaterials for direct alcohol fuel cell by Yixuan Wang

By Yixuan Wang

Direct alcohol gas cells (DAFCs), resembling methanol and ethanol ones, are very promising complex strength structures that can significantly decrease dependence on fossil fuels and are, for this reason, attracting elevated realization around the world. Nanostructured fabrics can enhance the functionality of the cathodes, anodes, and electrolytes of DAFCs. This e-book makes a speciality of the latest advances within the technological know-how and know-how of nanostructured fabrics for direct alcohol gas cells, together with novel non-noble or low noble steel catalysts deposited at the graphene layer and metal-free doped carbon black for oxygen electroreduction response, Sn-based bimetallic and trimetallic nanoparticles for alcohol electro-oxidation response, and novel nanomaterials for selling proton move in electrolytes. furthermore, the e-book contains chapters from not just experimentalists but additionally computational chemists who've labored within the improvement of complicated strength structures for decades.

Illustrated all through with very good figures, this multidisciplinary paintings isn't just a reference for researchers in chemistry and fabrics technology, yet a convenient textbook for complex undergraduate- and graduate-level scholars in nanoscience- and nanotechnology-related classes, specifically people with an curiosity in constructing novel fabrics for complicated energy systems.

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2009). The role of RuO2 in the electrocatalytic oxidation of methanol for direct methanol fuel cell, Catal. , 10, 533–537. 47. Chu, Y. , Wang, Z. , Jiang, Z. , Gu, D. , and Yin, G. P. (2011). A novel structural design of a Pt/C–CeO2 catalyst with improved performance for methanol electro-oxidation by β–cyclodextrin carbonization, Adv. , 23, 3100–3104. 48. Ou, D. , and Drennan, J. (2011). Microstructural and metal–support interactions of the Pt– CeO2/C catalysts for direct methanol fuel cell application, Langmuir, 27, 3859–3866.

Inset: size distribution histograms and HRTEM images of the crystal structure of Pd NPs in detail on CNTs and IL (Cl− )–CNTs. Reprinted with permission from Li et al. [104]. Copyright c 2013 John Wiley and Sons. [email protected](Cl− )–CNT catalyst (IL: ionic liquid) for direct ethanol alkaline fuel cells. The strategy of IL functionalization of CNTs could be useful for preparing other carbonaceous carrier supports to enhance the dispersivity, stability, and catalytic performance of metal NPs as well. The TEM images of [email protected] (Fig.

Zhou, C. , Wang, H. , Liang, J. , and Yang, J. (2009). The role of RuO2 in the electrocatalytic oxidation of methanol for direct methanol fuel cell, Catal. , 10, 533–537. 47. Chu, Y. , Wang, Z. , Jiang, Z. , Gu, D. , and Yin, G. P. (2011). A novel structural design of a Pt/C–CeO2 catalyst with improved performance for methanol electro-oxidation by β–cyclodextrin carbonization, Adv. , 23, 3100–3104. 48. Ou, D. , and Drennan, J. (2011). Microstructural and metal–support interactions of the Pt– CeO2/C catalysts for direct methanol fuel cell application, Langmuir, 27, 3859–3866.

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