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Interfacial redox catalysis on gold nanofilms at soft interfaces

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dc.contributor.author Smirnov, Evgeny
dc.contributor.author Peljo, Pekka
dc.contributor.author Scanlon, Micheál D.
dc.contributor.author Girault, Hubert H.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-01-11T14:50:05Z
dc.date.available 2020-01-11T14:50:05Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/8368
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Soft or “liquid–liquid” interfaces were functionalized by roughly half a monolayer of mirror-like nanofilms of gold nanoparticles using a precise interfacial microinjection method. The surface coverage of the nanofilm was characterized by ion transfer voltammetry. These gold nanoparticle films represent an ideal model system for studying both the thermodynamic and kinetic aspects of interfacial redox catalysis. The electric polarization of these soft interfaces is easily controllable, and thus the Fermi level of the electrons in the interfacial gold nanoparticle film can be easily manipulated. Here, we study interfacial redox catalysis between two redox couples located in adjacent immiscible phases and highlight the catalytic properties of a gold nanoparticle film toward heterogeneous electron transfer reactions. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher American Chemical Society en_US
dc.relation 13SIRG2137 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries ACS Nano;9 (6), pp. 6565-6576
dc.relation.uri http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsnano.5b02547 doi=10.1021/acsnano.5b02547
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.5b02547
dc.rights © 2015 ACS This document is the Accepted Manuscript version of a Published Work that appeared in final form in ACS Nano , copyright © American Chemical Society after peer review and technical editing by the publisher. To access the final edited and published work see https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.5b02547 en_US
dc.subject gold nanoparticles en_US
dc.subject soft interfaces en_US
dc.subject electron transfer en_US
dc.subject redox catalysis en_US
dc.title Interfacial redox catalysis on gold nanofilms at soft interfaces en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2020-01-10T16:37:54Z
dc.description.version ACCEPTED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1021/acsnano.5b02547
dc.contributor.sponsor Swiss National Science Foundation en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor Swiss Federal Office en_US
dc.relation.projectid 13/SIRG/2137 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2697084
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Acs Nano
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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