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Review Article

The Use of Diamond for Energy Conversion System Applications: A Review

Table 1

Survey of recent publications on metal/metal oxide particles from microemulsions deposited onto BDD thin film electrodes with applications in fuel cells.

CatalystMicroemulsion systemMetal precursorReducing/precipitating agentParticle diameter (nm)Catalytic reactionReference

PtBRIJ-301/n-heptaneH2PtCl6NH2NH22–3Methanol oxidation[20]
Pt-RuBRIJ-301/n-heptaneH2PtCl6, RuCl3NaBH42–5Methanol and ethanol oxidation[21]
Pt-SnBRIJ-301/n-heptaneH2PtCl6, SnCl2NaBH42–5Ethanol oxidation[22]
Pt/Ru/SnBRIJ-301/n-heptaneH2PtCl6, RuCl3, SnCl2NaBH42–5Methanol and ethanol oxidation[23]

1BRIJ-30: Polyoxyethylene (4) lauryl ether (non ionic surfactant).

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