Synthesis and Applications of Carbon Nanotubes-Supported PtRu Bimetallic Catalysts: A Mini-Review

Author(s): K. P. Annamalai, Yousheng Tao

Journal Name: Recent Patents on Chemical Engineering
Continued as Recent Innovations in Chemical Engineering

Volume 6 , Issue 1 , 2013


Bimetallic nanoparticles have been recently used for heterogeneous and electrochemical catalysts. Carbon nanotubes are promising support for the catalysts because of their excellent chemical stability, large surface area and good thermal and electrical conductivities. This work briefly summarizes recent results published in literature and patents for the synthesis and applications of carbon nanotube-supported PtRu bimetallic catalysts.

Keywords: Carbon nanotubes, bimetallic catalyst, fuel cells, heterogeneous catalysis, patent, PtRu nanoparticles, PtRu supported CNTs

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Year: 2013
Published on: 18 March, 2013
Page: [2 - 7]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/2211334711306010002

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