Hetero-epitaxially anchoring Au nanoparticles onto ZnO nanowires for CO oxidation

Jingyue Liu, Jiaxin Liu, Botao Qiao, Yian Song, Yudong Huang

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Abstract

Supported Au nanoparticles (NPs) sinter easily. Anchoring Au NPs is of fundamental interest and practical importance. We stabilized Au NPs by growing them hetero-epitaxially into the facets of ZnO nanowires. The sintering of epitaxially anchored Au NPs was significantly reduced at high calcination temperatures and during CO oxidation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15332-15335
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume51
Issue number83
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 8 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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