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      Multiwalled carbon nanotubes; Pt nanoparticles; alcohols; electrochemical oxidation.

    • Abstract


      Some composites of multiwalled carbon nanotubes, which were chemically treated in acidic and/or hydrogen peroxide solution, and platinum nanoparticles were prepared by the simple reduction in glycerol solution. Carboxylated and/or hydroxyl MWNTs were structurally analysed using X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. In addition, the MWNT–Pt composites were characterized by XRD and TEM in detail. The electrochemical oxidation of some basic alcohols, which was catalyzed by the MWNT–Pt composites, was analysed by cyclic voltammetry. Their catalytic activities were studied with cyclic voltammograms of alcohols.

    • Author Affiliations


      Minsoo Koo1 Jong-Seong Bae2 Hyun-Chul Kim3 Dae-Geun Nam4 Chang Hyun Ko5 Jeong Hyun Yeum6 Weontae Oh1

      1. Department of Materials & Components Engineering, Electronic Ceramics Centre, Dong-Eui University, Busan 614–714, Korea
      2. Division of High-Technology Materials Research, Korea Basic Science Institute, Busan 618-230, Korea
      3. Division of Nano- & Bio-technology, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology, Daegu 704–230, Korea
      4. Dongnam Regional Division, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology, Busan 618–230, Korea
      5. School of Applied Chemical Engineering, Chonnam National University, Gwangju 500-757, Korea
      6. Department of Natural Fibre Science, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 702–701, Korea
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