Microemulsion prepared Ni88Pt12 for methane cracking

Lu Zhou, Moussab Harb, Mohamed N. Hedhili, Noor Al Mana, Jean-Marie Basset

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Monodispersed NiPt nanoparticles of 10 nm were synthesized by water-in-oil microemulsion. The Ni-Pt alloy structure was stable during the thermal treatment between 330 and 1037 °C, whereas the relatively low temperature range of 600-700 °C was favorable for methane cracking to produce hydrogen and carbon nanotubes.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4078-4082
Number of pages5
JournalRSC Adv.
Issue number7
StatePublished - 2017

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KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-10-01
Acknowledgements: We thank KAUST and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (21403108) for the financial support


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