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|Enhanced catalytic performance of Pt by coupling with carbon defects|
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|Author: Yan Dong, Yuan Wang, Ziqi Tian, Kemin Jiang, Yanle Li, Yichao Lin, Colin W. Oloman, Elod L. Gyenge, Jianwei Su, Liang Chen|
Defect engineering is a promising strategy for supported catalysts to improve the catalytic activity and durability. Here, we selected the carbon (C) matrix enriched with topological defects to serve as the substrate material, in which the topological defects can act as anchoring centers to trap Pt nanoparticles for driving the O2 reduction reactions (ORRs). Both experimental characterizations and theoretical simulations revealed the strong Pt-defect interaction with enhanced charge transfer on the interface.
Dong Y., Wang Y., Tian Z., et al. (2021). Enhanced ORR performance of Pt catalysts in acidic media by coupling with topological carbon defects. The Innovation. 2(4),100161.