• Chemistry, Medicine
  • Published in Chemical communications 2007
  • DOI:10.1039/b617356j

Microreactor utilizing a vertically-aligned carbon nanotube array grown inside the channels.

@article{Ishigami2007MicroreactorUA,
  title={Microreactor utilizing a vertically-aligned carbon nanotube array grown inside the channels.},
  author={Naoki Ishigami and Hiroki Ago and Yukihiro Motoyama and Mikihiro Takasaki and Masashi Shinagawa and Kohji Takahashi and Tatsuya Ikuta and Masaharu Tsuji},
  journal={Chemical communications},
  year={2007},
  volume={16},
  pages={
          1626-8
        }
}
We have fabricated a microreactor incorporating vertically-aligned carbon nanotubes supporting Pt nanoparticles and found that the presence of aligned nanotubes significantly enhances the catalytic reaction and extends the catalyst lifetime as compared with conventional microreactors using a Pt metal film or Pt nanoparticles directly deposited on the channel walls. 

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