Structure of palladium nanoparticles under oxidative conditions

C. Popa, T. Zhu, I. Tranca, P. Kaghazchi, T. Jacob, E.J.M. Hensen

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Abstract

Using density functional theory (DFT) and thermodynamic considerations we study the shape and stability of Pd nanoparticles in oxygen-lean and oxygen-rich atmospheres. We find that at very high oxygen coverage cubes exposing (100) faces will form, which are stabilized due to the formation of a ... overlayer. The shape of oxygen-covered Pd and Pt nanoparticles is compared in this study.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2268-2273
Number of pages6
JournalPhysical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Volume17
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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