Morphology-directed synthesis of Co3O4 nanotubes based on modified Kirkendall effect and its application in CH4 combustion

Zhaoyang Fei, Shengchao He, Lei Li, Weijie Ji*, Chak Tong AU

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Abstract

We reported the morphology-directed synthesis of Co3O4 nanotubes via interfacial reaction of NaOH with pre-fabricated CoC2O4·2H2O nanorods based on modified Kirkendall effect. The as-obtained Co3O4 nanotubes showed excellent activity and durability in catalytic combustion of CH4.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)853-855
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Dec 2012

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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