Au@Pd bimetallic nanoparticles were successfully dispersed on graphene by a simple one step reducing method.
The bimetallic nanoparticles show superior catalytic activity over the monometallic counterparts. Including the Au core minimizes the use of more expensive Pd precursors and plays an important role in enhancing the catalytic activity arising from the strong catalytic bimetallic electronic ligand interactions. The composition and shell thickness of the nanoparticles is controlled by loading different amounts of the metallic precursors. Interested to know more? Read the article for free until 16th December…
Graphene supported Au-Pd bimetallic nanoparticles with core-shell structures and superior peroxidase-like activities
Hongyu Chen, Yang Li, Fengbao Zhang, Guoliang Zhang and Xiaobin Fan
J. Mater. Chem., 2011, 21, 17658-17661
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