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Title: Bimetallic alloy electrocatalysts with multilayered platinum-skin surfaces

Compositions and methods of preparing a bimetallic alloy having enhanced electrocatalytic properties are provided. The composition comprises a PtNi substrate having a surface layer, a near-surface layer, and an inner layer, where the surface layer comprises a nickel-depleted composition, such that the surface layer comprises a platinum skin having at least one atomic layer of platinum.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1236435
Report Number(s):
9,246,177
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Apr 20
Research Org:
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION