Oriented catalytic platinum nanoparticles on high surface area strontium titanate nanocuboids

James A. Enterkin, Kenneth R. Poeppelmeier, Laurence D. Marks

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Abstract

Platinum nanoparticles grown on SrTiO3 nanocuboids via atomic layer deposition exhibit cube-on-cube epitaxy with the predicted Winterbottom shape, consistent with literature values of the interfacial and surface free energies. This thermodyamically stable configuration should survive the rigors of catalytic conditions to create stable, high surface area, face-selective catalysts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)993-997
Number of pages5
JournalNano letters
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 9 2011

Keywords

  • Nanoparticle catalysis
  • Winterbottom construction
  • Wulff construction
  • noble metal catalyst
  • platinum
  • strontium titanate

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering

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