Phase & Morphology Engineered Surface Reducibility of MnO2 Nano-heterostructures: Implications on Catalytic Activity Towards CO Oxidation

2019-05-02T18:34:20Z (GMT) by Noopur Jain ahin roy
This work addresses two vital aspects of catalytic nanohybrids viz., a chemistry-based control of crystallographic phase/ morphology that serves as a handle for engineering the surface reducibility and correlating the catalytic activity to the reducibility. We would like to emphasize that the material addressed in this paper is an earth-abundant oxide MnO<sub>2</sub>, much favorable for practical applications in terms of cost and availability.