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Title: Recent advances in the design of tailored nanomaterials for efficient oxygen reduction reaction

Abstract

In the past decade, polymer electrolyte membrane fuels (PEMFCs) have been evaluated for both automotive and stationary applications. One of the main obstacles for large scale commercialization of this technology is related to the sluggish oxygen reduction reaction that takes place on the cathode side of fuel cell. Consequently, ongoing research efforts are focused on the design of cathode materials that could improve the kinetics and durability. Majority of these efforts rely on novel synthetic approaches that provide control over the structure, size, shape and composition of catalytically active materials. This article highlights the most recent advances that have been made to tailor critical parameters of the nanoscale materials in order to achieve more efficient performance of the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR).

Authors:
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  1. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States). Materials Science Division
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22); USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Fuel Cell Technologies Office (EE-3F)
OSTI Identifier:
1249735
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1352665
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Published Article
Journal Name:
Nano Energy
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 29; Journal ID: ISSN 2211-2855
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; Pt alloys; Fuel cells; Nanoparticles; Electrocatalysis; Oxygen reduction reaction

Citation Formats

Lv, Haifeng, Li, Dongguo, Strmcnik, Dusan, Paulikas, Arvydas P., Markovic, Nenad M., and Stamenkovic, Vojislav R.. Recent advances in the design of tailored nanomaterials for efficient oxygen reduction reaction. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2016.04.008.
Lv, Haifeng, Li, Dongguo, Strmcnik, Dusan, Paulikas, Arvydas P., Markovic, Nenad M., & Stamenkovic, Vojislav R.. Recent advances in the design of tailored nanomaterials for efficient oxygen reduction reaction. United States. doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2016.04.008.
Lv, Haifeng, Li, Dongguo, Strmcnik, Dusan, Paulikas, Arvydas P., Markovic, Nenad M., and Stamenkovic, Vojislav R.. Mon . "Recent advances in the design of tailored nanomaterials for efficient oxygen reduction reaction". United States. doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2016.04.008.
@article{osti_1249735,
title = {Recent advances in the design of tailored nanomaterials for efficient oxygen reduction reaction},
author = {Lv, Haifeng and Li, Dongguo and Strmcnik, Dusan and Paulikas, Arvydas P. and Markovic, Nenad M. and Stamenkovic, Vojislav R.},
abstractNote = {In the past decade, polymer electrolyte membrane fuels (PEMFCs) have been evaluated for both automotive and stationary applications. One of the main obstacles for large scale commercialization of this technology is related to the sluggish oxygen reduction reaction that takes place on the cathode side of fuel cell. Consequently, ongoing research efforts are focused on the design of cathode materials that could improve the kinetics and durability. Majority of these efforts rely on novel synthetic approaches that provide control over the structure, size, shape and composition of catalytically active materials. This article highlights the most recent advances that have been made to tailor critical parameters of the nanoscale materials in order to achieve more efficient performance of the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR).},
doi = {10.1016/j.nanoen.2016.04.008},
journal = {Nano Energy},
number = ,
volume = 29,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Apr 11 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Mon Apr 11 00:00:00 EDT 2016}
}

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