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ALD SnO2 protective decoration enhances the durability of a Pt based electrocatalyst

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Electrospinning and atomic layer deposition (ALD) have been coupled to prepare functional hetero-structures with potential application in fuel cells. Electrocatalysts comprising platinum (Pt) nanoparticles dispersed onto electrospun carbon fibers were selectively decorated with tin dioxide (SnO2) using ALD. The presence of SnO2 led to a considerable enhancement of the catalyst durability during voltage cycling.

Graphical abstract: ALD SnO2 protective decoration enhances the durability of a Pt based electrocatalyst

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Submitted
20 Oct 2015
Accepted
05 Dec 2015
First published
09 Dec 2015

This article is Open Access

J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016,4, 969-975
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ALD SnO2 protective decoration enhances the durability of a Pt based electrocatalyst

C. Marichy, G. Ercolano, G. Caputo, M. G. Willinger, D. Jones, J. Rozière, N. Pinna and S. Cavaliere, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 969
DOI: 10.1039/C5TA08432F

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