Special Issue "Advances in Electrochemistry of Metal Nanomaterials"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 May 2024 | Viewed by 254
Interests: metal nanomaterials; electrochemistry; (photo)electrocatalysis; surface chemistry
Interests: scanning probe microscopies; surface and molecular electrochemistry; nanomaterials
Interests: nanomicroscopy; surface and molecular electrochemistry; computational chemistry
The field of electrochemistry has experienced significant progress, particularly in the study of metal nanomaterials. Metal nanomaterials, with their unique size-dependent properties, have garnered considerable attention due to their diverse applications in energy, sensing, and biomedicine, among others. This overview provides key findings and trends in the electrochemistry of metal nanomaterials.
Electrochemical techniques play various roles, from the synthesis of nanomaterials to testing their activity and their characterization. Electrolysis of metals is exploited to produce nanomaterials precisely, including clusters consisting of just a few atoms, to meet industrial demand. Differential pulse voltammetry characterizes monopodal nanoclusters with another metal, which is particularly relevant in single-atom catalysis. Cyclic voltammetry, chronoamperometry, and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy are commonly used as a means to investigate electrocatalytic activity, charge storage capabilities, and electron transfer kinetics of metal nanomaterials.
Furthermore, electrochemical studies extend beyond collective behaviors to the single particle level. Electrochemistry, alone or combined with other techniques, enables the examination of individual particle properties, providing crucial insights into their behavior as a collective assembly.
In summary, the rapidly evolving field of electrochemistry of metal nanomaterials holds exciting prospects for energy conversion and storage, catalysis, and sensing applications. Continued research and innovation in this area promise to unlock new frontiers in electrochemistry, contributing to the advancement of energy technologies and sustainable solutions.
Dr. Evangelina Pensa
Dr. Miriam C. Rodríguez González
Prof. Dr. Maria Pilar Carro Reglero
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- metal nanomaterials
- charge storage capabilities
- electron transfer kinetics