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Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research. 2013, 1(1), 1-3
DOI: 10.12691/nnr-1-1-1
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Catalytically Active Electrode Materials for Oxygen Electrodes Based on Molybdenum-Modified Carbon Nanotubes

Danilov M.O.1, , Ivanova N.D.1 and Boldyrev E.I.1

1Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences, Kyiv, Ukraine

Pub. Date: February 28, 2013

Cite this paper:
Danilov M.O., Ivanova N.D. and Boldyrev E.I.. Catalytically Active Electrode Materials for Oxygen Electrodes Based on Molybdenum-Modified Carbon Nanotubes. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research. 2013; 1(1):1-3. doi: 10.12691/nnr-1-1-1


An electrochemical method for the application of molybdenum oxide on multiwalled carbon nanotubes as well as its procedure is adduced. The preparation of molybdenum oxide applied on multiwalled carbon nanotubes is proven by an X-ray phase analysis and by electron micrographs. The obtained nanocomposite was investigated as an electrode material for oxygen electrodes of low-temperature fuel elements working in alkaline electrolyte. The current-voltage characteristics of the oxygen electrodes made of these nanocomposites are given. It is shown that the obtained nanocomposites based on molybdenum oxide are highly competitive in electrochemical characteristics with the electrodes made of activated carbon supported with platinum.

carbon nanotubes catalyst fuel cells oxygen electrodes molybdenum oxide

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