Chemistry Letters
Online ISSN : 1348-0715
Print ISSN : 0366-7022
One-pot Synthesis of Au-Pt Core-shell Nanoparticles on Polybenzimidazole-decorated Carbon Nanotubes
ChaeRin KimTsuyohiko FujigayaNaotoshi Nakashima
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Gold (Au) nanoparticles having a Pt-shell layer (Au-Pt) deposited on a conductive support are a promising electrocatalyst for fuel cells for in order to minimize the use of Pt. We describe a facile one-pot method to grow Au-Pt having a 3.8-nm diameter on multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs) without using any reducing agent, in which polybenzimidazole was used as the binding sites on the MWNTs to load the Au-Pt.

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