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Platinum black

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black, powder, ≤20 μm, ≥99.95% trace metals basis

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≥99.95% trace metals basis



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core: platinum
reagent type: catalyst

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particle size

≤20 μm

surface area

~25 m2/g

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Platinum black can be used as a catalyst to facilitate the electrochemical reactions in proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells. These fuel cells are promising candidates as a clean and energy efficient power source.
Platinum black (black, powder, ≤20 μm) can be electroplated on implantable microelectrode arrays (MEAs) to improve the impedence of the device. It can also be used as a microelectrode for the formation of a microfluidic electrochemical sensor for glucose sensing applications. It can be used as a photocathode for the production of hydrogen.


250 mg in glass bottle
1, 5 g in glass bottle

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13 - Non Combustible Solids



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Optimum Nafion content in PEM fuel cell electrodes
Sasikumar G
Electrochimica Acta, 50.2-3, 601-605 (2004)
Composition and performance modelling of catalyst layer in a proton exchange membrane fuel cell
Marr C
Journal of Power Sources, 77(1), 17-27 (1999)
Yao-Hsuan Tseng et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1830(6), 3787-3795 (2013-04-02)
Traditional antibacterial photocatalysts are primarily induced by ultraviolet light to elicit antibacterial reactive oxygen species. New generation visible-light responsive photocatalysts were discovered, offering greater opportunity to use photocatalysts as disinfectants in our living environment. Recently, we found that visible-light responsive
Mohammad Shamsuddin Ahmed et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(1), 306-314 (2013-05-08)
Multi-walled carbon nanotube grafted Pt nanoparticles via nitrogen atom (MWCNT-N-Pt) has chemically synthesized and characterized as an efficient oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) catalysts. Structural and morphological properties of the electrocatalyst have characterized by transmission electron microscopy (TEM), energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy
Downregulation of glutathione transferase π sensitizes lymphoma/leukaemia cells to platinum-based chemotherapy.
Jianli Chen et al.
British journal of haematology, 162(1), 135-137 (2013-04-12)

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