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electrocatalyst

Definitions

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  • n. Any material, normally employed on the surface or an electrode, that catalyzes a half cell reaction.

Etymologies

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electro- +‎ catalyst

Examples

  • Model of the electrocatalyst for ethanol oxidation consisting of platinum-rhodium clusters on a surface of tin dioxide.

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  • A team of scientists at the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, in collaboration with researchers from the University of Delaware and Yeshiva University, has developed a new ternary (Pt / Rh / SnO2) electrocatalyst that could make direct ethanol fuel cells feasible.

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  • Structural and electronic properties of the electrocatalyst were determined using x-ray absorption techniques at Brookhaven's National Synchrotron Light Source, combined with data from transmission electron microscopy analyses at Brookhaven's Center for Functional Nanomaterials.

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  • The electrocatalyst is capable of breaking carbon bonds at room temperature and efficiently oxidizing ethanol into carbon dioxide as the main reaction product.

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  • Made of platinum and rhodium atoms on carbon-supported tin dioxide nanoparticles, the research team's electrocatalyst is capable of breaking carbon bonds at room temperature and efficiently oxidizing ethanol into carbon dioxide as the main reaction product.

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  • Structural and electronic properties of the electrocatalyst were determined using powerful x-ray absorption techniques at Brookhaven's National Synchrotron Light Source, combined with data from transmission electron microscopy analyses at Brookhaven's Center for Functional Nanomaterials.

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  • "Platinum is the most effective electrocatalyst and a good conductor of electricity in fuel cells, but the cost is so prohibitive that we have not yet been able to use fuel cells widely," says Kannan, an associate professor in the College of Technology and Innovation at ASU's Polytechnic campus.

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