Highly active shape selective catalysts with excellent thermal stability are synthesized by entrapping well dispersed platinum nanoparticles in a polyfurfuryl alcohol derived nanoporous carbon matrix; these nanocomposites are excellent candidates for new catalytic applications including fuel cells, pharmaceutical synthesis and biomass conversion.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Ceramics and Composites
- Surfaces, Coatings and Films
- Metals and Alloys
- Materials Chemistry