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American Journal of Energy Research. 2013, 1(2), 33-35
DOI: 10.12691/ajer-1-2-2
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Modification of Carbon Nanotubes with Cadmium Sulfide Quantum Dots to Obtain Electrode Materials for Current Sources

M.O. Danilov1, and G.Ya. Kolbasov1

1V.I. Vernadskii Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences, Kyiv, Ukraine

Pub. Date: May 10, 2013

Cite this paper:
M.O. Danilov and G.Ya. Kolbasov. Modification of Carbon Nanotubes with Cadmium Sulfide Quantum Dots to Obtain Electrode Materials for Current Sources. American Journal of Energy Research. 2013; 1(2):33-35. doi: 10.12691/ajer-1-2-2


It has been shown by the modification of multiwalled carbon nanotubes with cadmium sulfide quantum dots that nanocomposites based on multiwalled carbon nanotubes with monitored size of deposited cadmium sulfide nanoparticles can be fabricated. It has been shown that carbon nanotubes modified with CdS quantum dots are good catalysts for the oxygen electrodes of low-temperature fuel cells. The size of CdS nanoparticles was monitored by absorption spectra of a colloidal solution. The proposed method can be employed to fabricate nanocomposites from carbon nanotubes and semiconductor catalysts.

carbon nanocomposites CdS quantum dots catalysts electrocatalysis electrochemical power sources

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