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   Investigation of the Synergism Effect and Electrocatalytic Activities of Pt and Ru Nanoparticles Supported on the Carbon Aerogel-Carbon Nanotube (Ca-Cnt) For Methanol Oxidation Reaction (Mor)  
   
نویسنده Javaheri Masoumeh ,Salman Tabrizi Noushin ,Rafizadeh Amir
منبع Journal Of Renewable Energy And Environment - 2020 - دوره : 7 - شماره : 4 - صفحه:50 -55
چکیده    Given that the catalyst and catalyst support properties have a key role to play in the electrochemical activity of fuel cells, in this research, the synergism effect of pt and ru nanoparticles reduced on catalyst support [synthesized carbon aerogel-carbon nanotube (ca-cnt)] was investigated. the catalyst support was synthesized by sol-gel method and the catalyst nanoparticles were reduced on catalyst support using impregnation and hydrothermal method. different molar ratios of pt:ru (i.e., 0:1, 1:0, 3:1, 2:1, 1:1, 1:2, and 1:3) were applied as electrocatalysts for methanol oxidation reaction (mor). the electrochemical performance of these catalysts was compared with that of commercial pt/c (20 % wt) for mor. the physical properties of the synthesized catalyst support (cnt-ca) were studied using fesem and bet techniques. moreover, xrd and icp analyses were employed for investigating each of the synthesized catalyst (pt/cnt-ca and ru/cnt-ca). the cyclic voltammetry and chronoamperometry methods were used to conduct electrochemical analysis. research results indicated that synthesis methods were reliable. moreover, cnt-ca had a proper performance as the catalyst support and the pt:ru with a 3:1 molar ratio was the best catalyst among all the synthesized catalysts for mor.
کلیدواژه Fuel Cell ,Methanol ,Synergism ,Aerogel ,Nanotube
آدرس Materials And Energy Research Center (Merc), Department Of Ceramic, Iran, Materials And Energy Research Center (Merc), Department Of Energy, Iran, Materials And Energy Research Center (Merc), Department Of Energy, Iran
پست الکترونیکی amir.rafizadeh11@gmail.com
 
 

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