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Graphene-oxide-supported ultrathin Au nanowires: efficient electrocatalysts for borohydride oxidation

Leelavathi, Annamalai and Ahmad, Rafia and Singh, Abhishek K and Madras, Giridhar and Ravishankar, N (2015) Graphene-oxide-supported ultrathin Au nanowires: efficient electrocatalysts for borohydride oxidation. In: CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, 51 (94). pp. 16856-16859.

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Abstract

We report stable ultrathin Au nanowires supported on reduced graphene oxide with outstanding electrocatalytic activity for borohydride oxidation. Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy measurements showed abnormal inductive behavior, indicative of surface reactivation. DFT calculations indicate that the origin of the high activity stems from the position of the Au d-band center.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copy right for this article belongs to the ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY, THOMAS GRAHAM HOUSE, SCIENCE PARK, MILTON RD, CAMBRIDGE CB4 0WF, CAMBS, ENGLAND
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Materials Research Centre
Division of Mechanical Sciences > Chemical Engineering
Division of Interdisciplinary Research > Centre for Nano Science and Engineering
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Date Deposited: 30 Dec 2015 06:06
Last Modified: 30 Dec 2015 06:06
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/52960

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