Tunable Pt Alloys for Oxygen Reduction and Alcohol Oxidation

Monday, 29 May 2017: 15:00
Grand Salon D - Section 19 (Hilton New Orleans Riverside)
A. C. Co, E. J. Coleman, and H. Choi (The Ohio State University)
Herein, we report the tunable properties of electroactive PtCu alloys made by galvanic displacement of Pt onto Cu metallic foams and their effect on the electrocatalytic activity of O2 reduction to form water or peroxide and the electrooxidation reaction of alcohols and organic acids to CO2.