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Transition metal oxides in the electrocatalytic oxidation of methanol and ethanol on noble metal nanoparticles

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Author(s):
Alvarenga, G. M. [1] ; Villullas, H. M. [1]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Estadual Paulista UNESP, Inst Quim, BR-14800900 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Review article
Source: CURRENT OPINION IN ELECTROCHEMISTRY; v. 4, n. 1, p. 39-44, AUG 2017.
Web of Science Citations: 10
Abstract

In this contribution, we briefly describe the papers published over the past two years regarding the effects of transition metal oxides, utilized either as supports or as co-catalysts, on the electrochemical oxidation of methanol and ethanol on Pt and Pd nanoparticles. Oxides are inexpensive, easy to incorporate into catalysts and may also help to mitigate degradation. The difficulties of comparing results of different works that arise mainly from a wide diversity of experimental conditions, as well as some inconsistencies among reported data are discussed. Approaches that could lead to new understandings of the mechanisms of activity enhancement by oxides and the role of metal-support interactions are highlighted. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 16/05041-5 - Studies of the influence of metal-support interaction on the mechanism of the ethanol oxidation reaction on PD nanoparticles
Grantee:Gabriel Martins de Alvarenga
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master