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Tailoring the surface-oxygen defects of a tin dioxide support towards an enhanced electrocatalytic performance of platinum nanoparticles

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Abstract

Tin-dioxide nanofacets (SnO2 NFs) are crystal-engineered so that oxygen defects on the maximal {113} surface are long-range ordered to give rise to a non-occupied defect band (DB) in the bandgap. SnO2 NFs-supported platinum-nanoparticles exhibit an enhanced ethanol-electrooxidation activity due to the promoted charge-transport via the DB at the metal–semiconductor interface.

Graphical abstract: Tailoring the surface-oxygen defects of a tin dioxide support towards an enhanced electrocatalytic performance of platinum nanoparticles

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The article was received on 08 Aug 2015, accepted on 01 Sep 2015 and first published on 02 Sep 2015


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C5CP04714E
Citation: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016,18, 5932-5937
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    Tailoring the surface-oxygen defects of a tin dioxide support towards an enhanced electrocatalytic performance of platinum nanoparticles

    M. Manikandan, T. Tanabe, G. V. Ramesh, R. Kodiyath, S. Ueda, Y. Sakuma, Y. Homma, A. Dakshanamoorthy, K. Ariga and H. Abe, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18, 5932
    DOI: 10.1039/C5CP04714E

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