Christmas is unfortunately over! But while you are still sitting at your fireplace enjoying a hot coco, please check out this new publication! In this newest publication in Nature Communications, ano-sized Pt/B/C catalysts (~2.5 nm) were researched using the #FusionAX system!

️The authors used a Pt/B/C framework to synthesized a diverse series (~18 variants) of carbon-supported binary, ternary, quaternary, and quinary Pt intermetallic compound nanocatalysts, all under 4 nm in size.

Even under extreme conditions—annealing at 1000 °C—these nanoparticles resist sintering, thanks to stable intermetallics and robust metal-support interaction. Moreover, they exhibit significantly enhanced activity and stability in electrocatalytic oxygen reduction reactions.

The hydrogenated borophene-derived multielement catalysts synergize small size, high loading, stable anchoring, and versatile compositions. This synergy translates to unparalleled efficiency and durability in catalysis.

Want to read the entire paper?
Find it here!
https://www.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-023-43294-z

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