Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP140102721 [ 2014-01-01 - 2017-12-31 ]

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Researchers: Dr Charlene Lobo (Chief Investigator) ,  Prof Milos Toth (Chief Investigator)

Brief description Development of high efficiency nanocatalysts using novel electron beam fabrication and imaging techniques. This project will develop a new approach for fabricating and studying nanocatalysts based on our expertise in electron beam induced deposition (EBID) of nanostructured materials and environmental scanning electron microscopy (ESEM). ESEM will be used to conduct unique, time-resolved studies of nano-scale, catalysed chemical reactions at elevated temperatures and pressures. The project will advance fundamental understanding and applicability of EBID, ESEM and nanocatalysis. It will yield novel, highly efficient, industrially relevant nanocatalysts for the production of renewable (green) and low emission (clean) energy, with particular applications in hydrogen fuel cells and the catalytic oxidation of carbon monoxide.

Funding Amount $270,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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