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Title: Highly regenerable carbon-Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} core–satellite nanospheres as oxygen reduction electrocatalyst and magnetic adsorbent

Abstract

We present the synthesis and multifunctional utilization of core-satellite carbon-Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} nanoparticles to serve as the enabling platform for a range of applications including oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) and magnetic adsorbent. Starting from polydopamine (PDA) nanoparticles and Fe(NO{sub 3}){sub 3}, carbon-Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} core–satellite nanospheres are synthesized through successive steps of impregnation, ammoniation and carbonization. The synergistic combination of Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} and N-doped carbon endows the nanocomposite with high electrochemical activity in ORR and mainly four electrons transferred in reaction process. Furthermore, carbon-Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} nanoparticles used as magnetic adsorbent exhibit the efficient removal of Rhodamine B from an aqueous solution. The recovery and reuse of the adsorbent is demonstrated 5 times without any detectible loss in activity. - Graphical abstract: Starting from polydopamine (PDA) nanoparticles and Fe(NO{sub 3}){sub 3}, carbon-Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} core–satellite nanospheres are synthesized through successive steps of impregnation, ammoniation and carbonization. The nanocomposites serve as the enabling platform for a range of applications including oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) and magnetic adsorbent. - Highlights: • Carbon-Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} core–satellite nanospheres are synthesized through successive steps of impregnation, ammoniation and carbonization. • Polydopamine and Fe(NO{sub 3}){sub 3} are precursors for N-doped carbon source and Fe{sub 3}O{submore » 4} nanoparticles, respectively. • The nanocomposites exhibit high electrochemical activity in ORR. • The nanocomposites effectively adsorb organic dyes with magnetic recovery and good recycle property.« less

Authors:
 [1];  [2]; ;  [1];  [3];  [1]
  1. Key Laboratory of Advanced Civil Engineering Materials of Ministry of Education, School of Materials Science and Engineering, and Institute for Advanced Study, Tongji University, Shanghai 201804 (China)
  2. (China)
  3. School of Materials Science and Engineering, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang 212003 (China)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22658206
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Journal of Solid State Chemistry; Journal Volume: 246; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2016 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; ADSORBENTS; AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS; CARBONIZATION; DOPED MATERIALS; ELECTROCATALYSTS; ELECTROCHEMISTRY; EXPERIMENTAL DATA; FERRITES; IMPREGNATION; IRON NITRATES; IRON OXIDES; NANOCOMPOSITES; NANOPARTICLES; NITROGEN OXIDES; REDOX REACTIONS; SYNTHESIS

Citation Formats

Zhou, Wenqiang, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang 212003, Liu, Minmin, Cai, Chao, Zhou, Haijun, E-mail: zhouhaijun@just.edu.cn, and Liu, Rui, E-mail: ruiliu@tongji.edu.cn. Highly regenerable carbon-Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} core–satellite nanospheres as oxygen reduction electrocatalyst and magnetic adsorbent. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1016/J.JSSC.2016.12.014.
Zhou, Wenqiang, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang 212003, Liu, Minmin, Cai, Chao, Zhou, Haijun, E-mail: zhouhaijun@just.edu.cn, & Liu, Rui, E-mail: ruiliu@tongji.edu.cn. Highly regenerable carbon-Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} core–satellite nanospheres as oxygen reduction electrocatalyst and magnetic adsorbent. United States. doi:10.1016/J.JSSC.2016.12.014.
Zhou, Wenqiang, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang 212003, Liu, Minmin, Cai, Chao, Zhou, Haijun, E-mail: zhouhaijun@just.edu.cn, and Liu, Rui, E-mail: ruiliu@tongji.edu.cn. Wed . "Highly regenerable carbon-Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} core–satellite nanospheres as oxygen reduction electrocatalyst and magnetic adsorbent". United States. doi:10.1016/J.JSSC.2016.12.014.
@article{osti_22658206,
title = {Highly regenerable carbon-Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} core–satellite nanospheres as oxygen reduction electrocatalyst and magnetic adsorbent},
author = {Zhou, Wenqiang and School of Materials Science and Engineering, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang 212003 and Liu, Minmin and Cai, Chao and Zhou, Haijun, E-mail: zhouhaijun@just.edu.cn and Liu, Rui, E-mail: ruiliu@tongji.edu.cn},
abstractNote = {We present the synthesis and multifunctional utilization of core-satellite carbon-Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} nanoparticles to serve as the enabling platform for a range of applications including oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) and magnetic adsorbent. Starting from polydopamine (PDA) nanoparticles and Fe(NO{sub 3}){sub 3}, carbon-Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} core–satellite nanospheres are synthesized through successive steps of impregnation, ammoniation and carbonization. The synergistic combination of Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} and N-doped carbon endows the nanocomposite with high electrochemical activity in ORR and mainly four electrons transferred in reaction process. Furthermore, carbon-Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} nanoparticles used as magnetic adsorbent exhibit the efficient removal of Rhodamine B from an aqueous solution. The recovery and reuse of the adsorbent is demonstrated 5 times without any detectible loss in activity. - Graphical abstract: Starting from polydopamine (PDA) nanoparticles and Fe(NO{sub 3}){sub 3}, carbon-Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} core–satellite nanospheres are synthesized through successive steps of impregnation, ammoniation and carbonization. The nanocomposites serve as the enabling platform for a range of applications including oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) and magnetic adsorbent. - Highlights: • Carbon-Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} core–satellite nanospheres are synthesized through successive steps of impregnation, ammoniation and carbonization. • Polydopamine and Fe(NO{sub 3}){sub 3} are precursors for N-doped carbon source and Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} nanoparticles, respectively. • The nanocomposites exhibit high electrochemical activity in ORR. • The nanocomposites effectively adsorb organic dyes with magnetic recovery and good recycle property.},
doi = {10.1016/J.JSSC.2016.12.014},
journal = {Journal of Solid State Chemistry},
number = ,
volume = 246,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2017},
month = {Wed Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2017}
}