Rational Synthesis of Heterostructured M/Pt (M = Ru or Rh) Octahedral Nanoboxes and Octapods and Their Structure-Dependent Electrochemical Activity Toward the Oxygen Evolution Reaction

Haneul Jin, Ki Woong Lee, Nguyen Tien Khi, Hyohyun An, Jongsik Park, Hionsuck Baik, Jongchan Kim, Haesik Yang, Kwangyeol Lee

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Abstract

Shape-controlled Pt-based seeds lead to completely different M/Pt (M = Ru or Rh) structures of nanobox or octapod. Unusually high catalytic activities of Pt@Ru octapod toward the oxygen evolution reaction are observed due to a core-shell effect.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4462-4468
Number of pages7
JournalSmall
Volume11
Issue number35
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Sept 1

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
H.J., K.W.L., and N.T.K. contributed equally to this work. This work was supported by BioNano Health‐Guard Research Centre funded by the Ministry of Science, ICT & Future Planning (MSIP) of Korea as Global Frontier Project H‐GUARD_2013M3A6B2078946, NRF‐2013R1A2A2A01015168, and NRF‐20100020209. The authors thank KBSI for allowing the usage of their HRTEM instruments.

Publisher Copyright:
© 2015 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.

Keywords

  • epitaxy
  • facet control
  • nanoboxes
  • nanoparticles
  • oxygen evolution reaction
  • ruthenium
  • water-splitting catalyst

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Biomaterials
  • General Chemistry
  • General Materials Science

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