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World Journal of Chemical Education. 2018, 6(1), 72-77
DOI: 10.12691/wjce-6-1-11
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Electrochemical Synthesis of Coin Metal Nanoparticles in School Chemistry Education

Elena von Hoff1, Stefanie Waitz1, Felix Kollenda1 and Thomas Waitz1,

1Department of Chemistry Education, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany

Pub. Date: January 27, 2018

Cite this paper:
Elena von Hoff, Stefanie Waitz, Felix Kollenda and Thomas Waitz. Electrochemical Synthesis of Coin Metal Nanoparticles in School Chemistry Education. World Journal of Chemical Education. 2018; 6(1):72-77. doi: 10.12691/wjce-6-1-11

Abstract

Within this article we present the synthesis of coin metal nanoparticles and nanoporous surfaces by cathodic corrosion as school experiments. We further present two experiments utilizing the obtained materials as catalysts; the catalytic decomposition of hydrogen peroxide and the platinum catalyzed chemiluminescence of lucigenin.

Keywords:
nanomaterials catalysis school chemistry

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