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Issue 52, 2015
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Structure, morphology and catalytic properties of pure and alloyed Au–ZnO hierarchical nanostructures

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Abstract

A novel preparation of Au@ZnO and Au/Cd–ZnO structures is reported. The different morphologies of the two nanostructures are the result of either multiple or single nucleation events depending on the crystalline nature of the Au or Au/Cd seeds. Both samples are surprisingly active for CO oxidation and the water–gas shift-reaction (WGSR) despite the large size (6–8 nm) of the Au cores, and show interesting support effects when deposited on different oxides.

Graphical abstract: Structure, morphology and catalytic properties of pure and alloyed Au–ZnO hierarchical nanostructures

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The article was received on 17 Apr 2015, accepted on 05 May 2015 and first published on 05 May 2015


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA06910F
Citation: RSC Adv., 2015,5, 41920-41922
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    Structure, morphology and catalytic properties of pure and alloyed Au–ZnO hierarchical nanostructures

    M. Cargnello, D. Sala, C. Chen, M. D'Arienzo, R. J. Gorte and C. B. Murray, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 41920
    DOI: 10.1039/C5RA06910F

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