Lattice Strain Measurement of Core@Shell Electrocatalysts with 4D Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy Nanobeam Electron Diffraction

@article{Mukherjee2020LatticeSM,
  title={Lattice Strain Measurement of Core@Shell Electrocatalysts with 4D Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy Nanobeam Electron Diffraction},
  author={Debangshu Mukherjee and Jocelyn T. L. Gamler and Sara E. Skrabalak and Raymond R. Unocic},
  journal={arXiv: Materials Science},
  year={2020}
}
Strain engineering enables the direct modification of the atomic bonding and is currently an active area of research aimed at improving the electrocatalytic activity. However, directly measuring the lattice strain of individual catalyst nanoparticles is challenging, especially at the scale of a single unit cell. Here, we quantitatively map the strain present in rhodium@platinum (core@shell) nanocube electrocatalysts using conventional aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron… 
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