Cheap and stable fuel cell material

Work by researchers in Singapore on mixed gold, copper and platinum nanoparticles with good electrocatalytic activity and high stability towards the oxygen reduction reaction reported in Energy & Environmental Science has been highlighted in ScienceDaily.

The material represents a cheaper alternative to pure platinum catalysts and have excellent potential for application in fuel cells.

Read the full details on this exciting development today:

Stabilization and compressive strain effect of AuCu core on Pt shell for oxygen reduction reaction
Jinhua Yang, Xiaojun Chen, Xianfeng Yang and Jackie Y. Ying
DOI: 10.1039/C2EE22172A

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