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Nitrogen-doped one-dimensional (1D) macroporous carbonaceous nanotube arrays and their application in electrocatalytic oxygen reduction reactions

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Abstract

A nitrogen(N)-doped one-dimensional (1D) macroporous carbonaceous nanotube array was fabricated by using an anodic alumina oxide (AAO) template. The large diameter of the nanotubes (∼200 nm) could overcome the sluggish mass transfer phenomena in the common micro/mesoporous carbon-based electrodes. Combining the activation of the π electrons of the sp2 carbon array by N-doping, the novel 1D macroporous carbonaceous nanotube array exhibited high performance for the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR).

Graphical abstract: Nitrogen-doped one-dimensional (1D) macroporous carbonaceous nanotube arrays and their application in electrocatalytic oxygen reduction reactions

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Submitted
17 Jun 2014
Accepted
01 Aug 2014
First published
05 Aug 2014

Nanoscale, 2014,6, 11057-11061
Article type
Communication

Nitrogen-doped one-dimensional (1D) macroporous carbonaceous nanotube arrays and their application in electrocatalytic oxygen reduction reactions

X. She, D. Yang, D. Jing, F. Yuan, W. Yang, L. Guo and Y. Che, Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 11057
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR03340J

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