Aligned carbon nanotubes with built-in FeN4 active sites for electrocatalytic reduction of oxygen

Junbing Yang, Di Jia Liu*, Nancy N. Kariuki, Lin X. Chen

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The electrocatalytic site FeN4, which is active towards the oxygen reduction reaction, is incorporated into the graphene layer of aligned carbon nanotubes prepared through a chemical vapour deposition process, as is confirmed by X-ray absorption spectroscopy and other characterization techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)329-331
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 11 2008

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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